As part of EDCTP’s capacity building efforts, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and EDCTP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January 2013 to implement a fellowship scheme that offers placements in European-based companies to individual researchers and clinical staff from sub-Saharan Africa working in the implementation of clinical trials.
The EUREKA Global Innovation Summit (EGIS), setup under the frame of the UK EUREKA Chairmanship 2018/19, will be an opportunity for all the participants to meet, share ideas, interact and discuss with stakeholders from European industry, SMEs, academy, policymakers, representatives from regional and local authorities and many more.
South Africa and the European Union met on 15 November in Brussels for the seventh Summit of the SA-EU Strategic Partnership. It is a high-level event with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, in attendance.
European Union (EU) is today the number one exporter to Southern Africa, its main trade partner and the major investor in the Region. Within this context, some of the most influential business leaders from Southern Africa and Europe gathered in Johannesburg today to explore exciting opportunities for growth and investment.
The Updated map of the innovation landscape in South Africa & Framework Conditions 2016 contains updated information and data for policy makers, researchers, programme owners and innovation organisations as well as small and medium enterprises interested in EU-South African linkages and offers through a variety of means. It offers insights on the EU-South African Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation providing an overview on the current state-of-play of innovation in SA.
The ESASTAP 2020 project is mainly funded by the European Commission with contribution of the Department of Science and Technology of South Africa under Horizon 2020; Grant Agreement nº 692514 (H2020-INT-INCO-2015).