Sunday, 5 April 2009

First European-African forum on ICT research

For the first time in Europe, sub-Saharan African and European policy-makers were brought together with ICT research organisations to address the development of collaborative projects.

This 2-day event (Brussels March 25-26) was organised by the European Commission (DG INFSO) with the support of the African Union Commission and the EU-FP7 EuroAfrica-ICT project.

This event was a unique opportunity for event attendees to:
  • Network with key stakeholders in the field (private and public)
  • Identify potential cooperation partners
  • Learn more about the “EU-AU Partnership on Science, ICT and Space” (the 8th Partnership) and the EC/AUC Programmes
  • Hear about opportunities to enhance African participation in FP7
  • Learn more about successful EU-African FP7 cooperation projects and EU-African PPP (Public-Private Partnerships)


ITNews Africa 24/03 European, African forum on research cooperation starts this week