European research activities are structured around consecutive multi-annual programmes, or so-called Framework Programmes. FP7 covers the period 2007-2013. FP7-ICT is fully open to international co-operation with the aim to join forces for addressing major challenges where significant added value is expected to be gained from worldwide R&D cooperation.
The Cooperation ICT WorkProgramme for 2013 which incorporates ICT Calls 10 and 11 was published on 10 July 2012. Call 10 closed on 15 January 2013. Call 11 was published on 18 September 2012 with a closing date of 16 April 2013. Download the summary of objectives open under FP7-ICT-2013 Call 10 and Call 11
IST-Africa has organised training workshops in partner countries to raise awareness of opportunities under Open Calls for Proposals. HelpDesk assistance is also provided.
To learn more about the projects and partners involved, please visit Country Overview and click on the country of interest.
IST-Africa is specifically supporting the following content areas
- Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures
- Technologies for Digital Content and Languages
- ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance
- ICT for a low carbon economy
- ICT for Creativity and Learning
- Research Infrastructures
FP7-ICT Call 1 closed on 08 May 2007, Call 2 on 09 October 2007, Call 3 in April 2008, Call 4 in April 2009, Call 5 on 26 October 2009, Call 6 on 13 April 2010, Call 7 on 18 January 2011, Call 8 on 17 January 2012, Call 9 on 17 April 2012, Call 10 on 15 January 2013 and Call 11 on 16 April 2013.
All open calls can be accessed via the Participants Portal.
Horizon 2020 will commence in January 2014 as the new Framework Programme to implement the Innovation Union with research and innovation funds of €80 billion from 2014 - 2020. Click here to learn more.
The level of participation in FP7 by IST-Africa Partner Countries has grown dramatically. This is illustrated in the tables below (as at January 2013).
Please visit Country Overview to learn more about specific projects and partners.
|Southern Africa||No. of FP7 projects|
|East Africa||No. of FP7 projects|
|North Africa||No. of FP7 projects|
|West Africa||No. of FP7 projects|
|Central Africa||No. of FP7 projects|