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Strengthening the European-South African Science and Technology Advancement Programme

Objective

ESASTAP2 (Strengthening the European-South African Science and Technology Advancement Programme) is based on the Science and Technology (S&T) agreement signed between South Africa (SA) and the European Union (EU) and seeks to build on the foundation laid by the European-South African Science and Technology Advancement Programme (ESASTAP), an FP6 Specific Support Action project. ESASTAP2 is coordinated by SA’s Department of Science and Technology. ESASTAP2’s long-term aim, and the criteria on which the project will be judged, is to increase S&T cooperation and priorities determination between SA, the EU and its member states; enhance the awareness of S&T capability in SA and of EU member states; promote SA’s knowledge and participation of the Framework Programmes and other cooperation mechanisms, and increase the participation of SA S&T organisations in FP7. ESASTAP2 will seek mechanisms to facilitate greater bilateral and multilateral cooperation, and to provide a greater input into future Framework Programmes and proposals, for sustainability and growth of the SA and EU S&T communities.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development

Call for proposal

FP7-INCO-2007-2
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

Department of Science and Technology
Address
Dst Building (Building No. 53) (Csir South Gate Entrance) Meiring Naude Road Brummeria 0001 Na
0001 Pretoria
South Africa
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 500 000
Administrative Contact
Mamohloding Tlhagale (Mrs.)