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The CAAST-Net Plus Horizon 2020 East Africa Roadshow

The CAAST-Net Plus Horizon 2020 East Africa Roadshow

The CAAST-Net Plus Horizon 2020 East Africa Roadshow

CAAST-Net Plus will be sharing information about Horizon 2020, Europe's research and innovation funding programme, in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Malawi during the week 20-24 January 2014. [Image credit: CAAST-Net Plus]

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CAAST-Net Plus and IST-Africa project partners will be in the East Africa sub-region this week to disseminate information about the European Union's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) and to train National Contact Points (NCPs). 

The first Horizon 2020 calls for proposals were launched in December 2013 and are valued at over 7 billion euros. 

African participation in the programme is welcomed through research and innovation partnerships that include collaborators from Europe, Africa and other regions. 

How Africa performed in previous EU framework programmes FP6 and FP7

Events within the East Africa Roadshow programme are scheduled to take place in:

  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 20 January 2014
  • Nairobi, Kenya - 21 January 2014
  • Kampala, Uganda - 22 January 2014
  • Lilongwe, Malawi - 24 January 2014

Browse presentations attached to this page to see how each of the east African nations participating in our roadshow performed in the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (2007-2013). 

To learn more about these event contact 

Visit our National Contact Points page for more CAAST-Net Plus info about Horizon 2020 

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Disclaimer: CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n0 311806. This document reflects only the authors’ views and the European Union cannot be held liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.

CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement 311806
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