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Participation of EURAXESS Africa in the AU-EU Innovation Agenda Stakeholder Event held in Nairobi, 23 - 24 November 2022.


We are very proud of the participation of EURAXESS Africa in the AU-EU Innovation Agenda Stakeholder Event which was held in Nairobi, 23 - 24 November 2022.

Over 300 participants (+200 online) attended this great event.

The AU-EU Joint Innovation Agenda is an unprecedented initiative to accelerate the translation of research and innovation into tangible positive impact on the ground, to generate products, services, businesses and jobs in Africa and Europe. It proposes four objectives, articulated in short-, medium- and long-term actions, for each of the four priority areas of AU-EU cooperation in science, technology and innovation (i.e. (i) public health, (ii) green transition, (iii) scientific capacity, and (iv) innovation and technology), as well as for (v) cross-cutting issues

EURAXESS Africa took part in this event by organising an information session on the second day (on November 24). Over 50 people attended our information session.

The agenda of the EURAXESS Africa information session was as follow :

-Opening remarks were given by Dr Piero Venturi

EU Scientific Advisor to the African Union, European Union Delegation to the African Union

-Presentation of the EURAXESS Africa Hub by Dr Ahmed Maalel

Regional Representative for Africa - EURAXESS Worldwide

-Mobility programmes for researchers in Horizon Europe by Dr Dalibor Drljaca

Programme Officier at EURAXESS Worldwide

-Successful example of EU-Africa cooperation by Dr Precious Ekwere

Chait of Marie Curie Alumni Association Africa Chapter

-COST Programme - networking researchers, connecting continents by Ms Katalin Alfoldi

Policy Officer - COST Association



See all photos : Here 

We are pleased to share with you all the presentations (see attached document).

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