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Research and Innovation Network for Europe and Africa

Research and Innovation Network for Europe and Africa

Objective

In response to the present objectives of the EU-Africa partnership in science, technology and innovation, and addressing the STI priorities of the 2014 EU-Africa Summit, RINEA addresses three specific and complementary objectives by a range of targeted activities:
1. Strengthening the quality and quantity of partnerships between research and innovation actors in EU Member states, in Associated Countries and in countries in Africa through networking events between research and business communities, through proposing the elimination of cooperation obstacles and optimising framework conditions and through raising awareness and disseminate information of cooperation opportunities for research and innovation partnerships offered by H2020 and by other major programmes in Europe and Africa.
2. Encouraging transnational coordination of programmes and policies for international cooperation in STI for greater coherence, joint ownership and resource efficiency, through advancing the model established by ERAfrica for jointly owned EU-Africa funding instruments for STI cooperation and through facilitating the launch and the management of calls for proposals around topics of mutual concern and relevance to the EU-Africa bi-regional partnership.
3. Supporting and enriching formal and informal processes of bi-regional STI policy dialogue between the EU and Africa through building wider understanding of the objectives and outcomes of formal bi-regional policy dialogue, through contributing to the evidence base for policy and decision making, including strategic priority setting, by the recognised governance structures of the EU-Africa STI partnership, e.g. HLPD, through supporting the implementation of outcomes of formal policy dialogue and through fostering exchange between formal and informal dialogue processes, and with relevant regional and sub-regional structures such as SFIC, AU technical committees and RECs.
RINEA´s activities will build on recent and existing initiatives an
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Coordinator

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV

Address

Linder Hoehe
51147 Koeln

Germany

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 536 952,50

Participants (12)

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MINISTERE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

Algeria

EU Contribution

€ 67 656,25

MINISTERE DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE ET DE L'INNOVATION

Burkina Faso

EU Contribution

€ 16 625

MINISTERE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

Burundi

EU Contribution

€ 40 031,25

JYVASKYLAN YLIOPISTO

Finland

EU Contribution

€ 291 740

INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT

France

EU Contribution

€ 183 625

FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 185 875

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Namibia

EU Contribution

€ 35 977,50

FUNDACAO PARA A CIENCIA E A TECNOLOGIA

Portugal

EU Contribution

€ 79 755

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

South Africa

EU Contribution

€ 224 017,50

ASSOCIATION OF COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITIES

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 189 610

AFRICAN UNION

Ethiopia

EU Contribution

€ 45 685

National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Act

Nigeria

EU Contribution

€ 29 812,50

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 645809

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 March 2015

  • End date

    28 February 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.6.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 927 362,50

  • EU contribution

    € 1 927 362,50

Coordinated by:

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV

Germany