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Horizon Europe Launch Event - focus on Africa initiative (for South Africa)

Launch of Horizon Europe and presentation of the new work program - Africa Initiative - in South Africa

The launch event for Horizon Europe in South Africa , with a specific focus on South African stakeholders, intends to inform the scientific community of the programmes and calls under the Africa Initiative: the work programme of Horizon Europe for 2021 2022, for targeted actions within the continent.

The event is organised together with the Department of Science and Innovation of the Republic of South Africa . The event will take place online, and its objective is to promote the participation and engagement of researchers, academicians and entrepreneurs in Horizon Europe projects.

Presentations from the Research and Innovation Directorate General of the European Commission, policy makers in the Department of Science and Innovation of South Africa , as well as from South African scientists with previous participation in European R&I programmes will target to guide applicants through the political vision, funding instruments and main topic s of the Horizon Europe programmes.

Academic and research institutions, public and private stakeholders are all invited to join this event, taking into account the commencement of the first calls for proposals.

  • innovation | research policy
  • Friday 16 July 2021, 09:30 (CEST)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available

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Friday 16 July 2021, 09:30 (CEST)
Online only
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