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DiasporaLink

DiasporaLink

Objective

DiasporaLink is a 4-year exchange program between 24 universities and research institutes representing EU, the Americas, Africa and Australia and will investigate, evaluate and facilitate transnational diaspora entrepreneurship, TDE as driver of development and wealth creation in countries of origin and residence.
• The partners in DiasporaLink have together a unique possibility to have a substantial impact on a global, European and national level targeting different groups and stakeholders:
• The international research community
• Institutions and policy makers in the social, economic and development field
• Diaspora organizations and communities
• Media and press
This is underlined by the specific network of the partners
• GEM Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
• IMISCOE International Migration, Integration, Social Cohesion
• International Council for Small Businesses
• Swedish TDE network
Core tasks are:
• Structure research on diaspora cross-border entrepreneurship in migration corridors
• Create awareness among policy and decision makers of the potential of TDE through publications and a web-site
• Build a IT-curricula for transnational entrepreneurship within and outside the universities
• Build an ICT-platform for internal communication and for transnational team building
The exchange of staff is built around research in common WP’s and around regular and touring workshops both internal and external.
The objective is to create a global, extended university network with the mission to monitor the entrepreneurship in migration corridors, define obstacles and support the corridor stakeholders with information and tuition.
Essential is close contacts with diaspora entrepreneurs and diaspora organizations are systematically approached through workshops and media, for involving diaspora organizations as active partners.
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Coordinator

ROSKILDE UNIVERSITET

Address

Universitetsvej 1
4000 Roskilde

Denmark

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 67 500

Participants (14)

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GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 36 000

UPPSALA UNIVERSITET

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 31 500

GROUPE SUP DE CO MONTPELLIER

France

EU Contribution

€ 9 000

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 40 500

INSTITIUID TEICNEOLAIOCHTA BHAILE ATHA CLIATH

Ireland

TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY DUBLIN

Ireland

EU Contribution

€ 40 500

INSTITUTO DE GEOGRAFIA E ORDENAMENTO DO TERRITORIO DA UNIVERSIDADE DELISBOA

Portugal

EU Contribution

€ 63 000

UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 49 500

THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 18 000

STICHTING THE NETWORK UNIVERSITY

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 54 000

STOCKHOLMS UNIVERSITET

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 58 500

SWEDISH ETHIOPIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 22 500

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 45 000

SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET

Denmark

EU Contribution

€ 36 000

Partners (12)

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ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITE AL AKHAWAYN D'IFRANE

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

TRUSTEES OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BANGALORE

ADYGHE STATE UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSIDADE DE SAO PAULO

KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY

YALE UNIVERSITY

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

CARLETON UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSIDADE ESTADUAL DE CAMPINAS

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 645471

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 February 2015

  • End date

    31 January 2019

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 657 000

  • EU contribution

    € 571 500

Coordinated by:

ROSKILDE UNIVERSITET

Denmark