Open calls

Closing: 30 April 2019

The combined effect of the several thousands of projects supported under this Key Action is expected to have an impact on the systems of education, training and youth in the participating.

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Events

IST-Africa 2019

8 – 10 May 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

IST-Africa provides a platform in Africa to strengthen ICT-enabled Innovation, Science and Technology related policy dialogues within Africa and between Africa and Europe, Global Development, Research and Innovation Cooperation and Community Building. It also provides an opportunity to identify potential partners for future research cooperation under Horizon 2020. IST-Africa is a unique community that brings together cross-disciplinary stakeholders from public, private, education and research, societal sector with end user communities focused on ICT and STI Research and Innovation.

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EUREKA Global Innovation Summit
14 – 16 May 2019, Manchester, United Kingdom

BIO Africa Convention
26 – 28 August 2019, Durban, South Africa

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The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women. The awards will be made to women who are South African citizens or permanent residents. The theme for the 2019 SAWiSA is making the fourth industrial revolution work for women. Nominations and applications should be submitted by Friday, 31 May 2019.

South Africa and the European Union met on 15 November in Brussels for the seventh Summit of the SA-EU Strategic Partnership. It is a high-level event with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, in attendance.

Report

The Updated map of the innovation landscape in South Africa & Framework Conditions 2016 contains updated information and data for policy makers, researchers, programme owners and innovation organisations as well as small and medium enterprises interested in EU-South African linkages and offers through a variety of means. It offers insights on the EU-South African Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation providing an overview on the current state-of-play of innovation in SA.