IST-AFRICA REPORTS

COMSATS Centre for Climate & Sustainability (CCCS) – Uganda
February 11, 2019

IST-AFRICA REPORTS

IST-Africa Report on ICT and Innovation-related Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation Initiatives

Link: http://www.ist-africa.org/home/files/IST-Africa_D2.3_BilateralCooperation_v1_311218.pdf

IST-Africa Report on ICT and Innovation-related Bilateral & Multilateral Cooperation Initiatives provides an overview of bi-lateral and multi-lateral cooperation with Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Tunisia and Uganda as at December 2018.  ISBN No: 978-1-905824-61-8

It incorporates a mapping of donors who are supporting ICT, Innovation and Research capacity in IST-Africa partner countries with examples of projects funded. It also provides insights into European Commission funded initiatives supported through Horizon 2020, European Development Funds and the Digital4Developement framework.IST- AIST

IST-Africa Report on ICT Initiatives, Research and Innovation Priorities and Capacity

Link: http://www.ist-africa.org/home/files/IST-Africa_D2.1_ICTInitiatives_ResearchInnovationPriorities_v2_Dec18.pdf

The IST-Africa Report on ICT Initiatives, Research and Innovation Priorities and Capacity provides an update on the ICT enabling Environment, ICT-related Initiatives and Research Capacity in IST-Africa Partner countries (Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Tunisia and Uganda) as at December 2018.  ISBN No: 978-1-905824-58-8.

It provides insights into National Research Priorities, Priority areas for collaboration in the context of H2020 and Horizon Europe and a mapping of research organisations and research priorities to H2020 themes.  It highlights African participation to date in Horizon 2020 and showcases ongoing activities and results from projects funded under the ICT-39-2015 and ICT-39-2017 Horizon 2020 Calls.  It provides insights into the Digital4Development framework launched by the European Commission and  profiles some of the short term and medium term actions currently ongoing. It provides an update and mapping of Innovation Spaces in IST-Africa partner countries.

It is an excellent resource to identify partners in other countries and to learn more about achievements in policy development and ongoing projects in each IST-Africa partner country.

IST-Africa Guide to 2019 Calls for Proposals in Horizon 2020

Link: http://www.ist-africa.org/home/files/IST-Africa_Guide_2019Calls_Horizon2020.pdf

The IST-Africa Guide to 2019 Calls for Proposals provides an overview of Calls, themes and deadlines during 2018 within the Marie Curie, eInfrastructures, Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) and each of the Societal Challenges (Health, Food Security and Agriculture, Energy, Transport, Environment, Inclusive and Reflective Societies, Secure Societies) Work Programmes.