Newsletters

IST-Africa publishes and circulates regular newsletters highlighting new resources available to the community, policy changes, upcoming Call for funding and events organised to support engagement between European and Sub-Saharan research organisations.

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Recent Newsletters can be downloaded in pdf format below

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News June 2014

Highlights include: EDCTP2 approval of €683 million for clinical trials in Africa; IST-Africa 2014 Conference Report; 2nd African Innovation Outlook published by NEPAD, AU Summit approval of Science Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024).

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter June 2014

IST-Africa Newsletter June 2014

Highlights include: IST-Africa 2014 Conference Report, upcoming Horizon 2020 calls, outputs from 4th EU-Africa Summit, AfDB first Human Capital Strategy, E+ STEP 2014 Call for Short terms exchanges, UbuntuNet Connect 2014 Call for Papers, Recent publications and Upcoming Events.

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter May 2014

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News April 2014

Highlights include: Outcomes from first ERAfrica call, IST-Africa Guide to National ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity, IST-Africa Guide to Billateral and Multilateral Cooperation Agreements support ICT/STI related activities, AMCOST approves Science Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024), ASRIC, AOSTI & PAIPO, Outcomes from 4th EU-Africa Summit.

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter April 2014

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter March 2014

IST-Africa Newsletter March 2014

Highlights include: IST-Africa 2014 Advance Programme, Recent publications, Horizon 2020, Upcoming Events

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter February 2014

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News February 2014

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter January 2014

Africa-EU Cooperation Newsletter December 2013

Highlights include: Launch of Horizon 2020, Links to Work Programmes, LEIT Calls in 2014, IST-Africa 2014 Call for Papers Reminder

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News December 2013

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter December 2013

NUANCE Ubuntunet Alliance Newsletter November 2013

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News October 2013

Europe-Africa Research & Innovation News August 2013

Africa-EU Cooperation Newsletter July 2013

Highlights include: Open Calls, update on Horizon 2020, Recent News, Developments and Upcoming Events

Africa-EU Cooperation Newsletter February 2013

Highlights include: Open Calls, Recent News, Upcoming Events and Reports

Africa-EU Cooperation Newsletter July/August 2012

Highlights include: Open Calls under People and Cooperation Calls, Recent News, Upcoming Events and Reports

IST-Africa Newsletter February 2011

Highlights this month include: IST-Africa 2011 Advance Programme, African Union Research Grants, FP7 Training Workshops during March, 2011 Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards, VOICES Workshop on Mobile and Web Technologies in Social and Economic Development and other Upcoming Events.

IST-Africa Newsletter November 2010

Highlights this month include: IST-Africa 2011 Call for Papers Deadline of 30 November, Open Calls for Proposals & updated Guide to FP7, FP7 Training Workshops during November, ICT Policy Repository, EuroAfrica-ICT Forum in December and other Upcoming Events including 3rd Africa-EU Summit in Tripoli in November.

IST-Africa Newsletter September 2010

Highlights this month include: new ICT-WP for 2011 - 2012, Open Calls for Proposals, IST-Africa FP7 Training Workshops during September, Stand and Networking Session at ICT, IST-Africa 2011 Call for Papers and overview of Upcoming Events during September - December including EuroAfrica-ICT Cooperation Forum.

IST-Africa Newsletter December 2009

Highlights this month include: Open Calls for Proposals (FP7-Africa-2010 closes on 14 January, FP7-ICT-2009-6 closes on 13 April), IST-Africa 2010 Conference, eSkills Summit 2010 Call for Papers, Recent IST-Africa activities (Training Workshop and presentations at international events) and overview of Upcoming Events during January and February.

Updated Guide to FP7

IST-Africa has prepared a Guide to FP7 to assist organisations looking at the Framework Programme 7 for the first time. This Guide provides an overview of FP7, how to go about identifying relevant research areas, open Action Lines, how to prepare a budget, Frequently Asked Questions and resources to help prepare for Open Calls. This is a living document, which is updated based on published Calls. This version includes FP7-Africa-2010 and FP7-ICT-2009-6.

IST-Africa Newsletter October 2009

Highlights this month include: Open Calls for Proposals, IST-Africa 2010 Call for Papers deadline 20 November, IST-Africa 2009 Conference Report and Proceedings, IST-Africa FP7 Training Workshops during October and November '09 in Rwanda, Burundi and Mauritius, Introduction to Africa4All Initiative co-funded under APC-ICT Call and New Phase in IST-Africa.

IST-Africa Newsletter August 2009

Highlights this month include: Open Calls for Proposals (FP7-ICT-Call5, FP7-Infrastructures-2010-2 and FP7-Africa-2010), IST-Africa 2010 Call for Papers, IST-Africa 2009 Conference Report and Proceedings, IST-Africa FP7 Training Workshops during Sept '09 and Upcoming Events during Sept and October.

IST-Africa - Research Funding Opportunities under FP7 FP7-ICT-Call5, FP7-Infrastructures-2010-2 and FP7-Africa-2010

IST-Africa Newsletter February 2009

Highlights this month include: IST-Africa 2009 Advance Programme; IST-Africa 2009 Call for Exhibitors Deadline 27 Feb '09; IST-Africa FP7 Training Workshop - 06 March Kampala, 09 March Windhoek; ACP-Science and Technology Programme Deadline Extended to 13 March '09; EuroAfriCa-ICT Cooperation Forum, 25 - 26 March 2009, Brussels; FP7-ICT-Call 4 Deadline 01 April '09; and upcoming events in 2009.

IST-Africa Newsletter January 2009

Highlights this month include: IST-Africa 2009 Advance Programme; IST-Africa 2009 Call for Exhibitors Deadline 27 Feb '09; Cooperation Opportunities with South Africa in ICT/FP7 Workshop, Brussels, 11 Feb '09; ACP-Science and Technology Programme Deadline 27 Feb '09; FP7-ICT-Call 4 Deadline 01 April '09; Opportunities for Youth Organisations to apply for donation of equipment and upcoming events in 2009.

IST-Africa Newsletter December 2008

Highlights this month include: FP7-ICT-Call 4 Deadline 01 April '09; ACP-Science and Technology Programme Deadline 27 Feb '09, Update on IST-Africa 2009, Digital World Forum - Report on Broadband Access and Infrastructure Domain, Erasmus Mundus External Co-Operation Window Projects for ACP and Maghreb, and upcoming events in 2009.

IST-Africa - Research Funding Opportunities under FP-ICT-Call 4 and ACP-ST

IST-Africa Newsletter November 2008

Highlights this month include: FP7 ICT Workshop Programme for 2009 - 2010 published, FP7-ICT-Call 4 published with deadline 01 April '09, IST-Africa 2009 Call for Papers Deadline 28 Nov, IST-Africa Guide to ICT Research published, IST-Africa showcased at ICT 2008 in Lyon and upcoming events in December (INCONTACT Workshop and EuroAfriCa-ICT Concertation meeting)

IST-Africa Newsletter October 2008

Highlights this month include IST-Africa 2009 Call for Papers extended deadline to 28 Nov, Recent Developments in relation to Implementation of the Africa-EU Partnership on Science, Information Society and Space and upcoming events.

IST-Africa Newsletter August 2008

Highlights this month include IST-Africa 2009 Call for Papers, IST-Africa 2008 Conference Report, ACP-ICT Call Deadline 16 Sept, Call for Chapters and upcoming events.

IST-Africa Newsletter July 2008

Highlights this month include ACP-ICT Call, FP7 Financial Guidelines Training Workshop, IST-Africa 2008 Findings, IST-Africa 2008 Conference Proceedings and upcoming events.