EURAXESS Africa Flashnote


Horizon Europe Info Day & Grant Writing Workshop: Capacity Building & Exploring Funding and Networking Opportunities

🗓 February 21, 2024

📍Venue: ADDIS ABABA University, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Digital Library 5th Floor.

The objectives of the event to be organized jointly with EURAXESS, EUDEL to African Union, Ministry of Education, and the Addis Ababa University are as follows:

  • Promote research collaboration and networking between Ethiopian and European researchers
  • To provide information about research funding opportunities, fellowships, and mobility programs available through EURAXESS
  • Workshops on research funding opportunities and mobility programs available through Horizon Europe in Pillar 1 and Africa Initiative II in Pillar 2
  • Organization of a practical workshop related to the use of the EURAXESS Portal and Funding and Tenders Opportunities portal


MSCA announces new call dates for 2024 calls

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions will support training, skills and career development of researches by funding doctoral programmes, postdoctoral fellowships and collaborative projects with over €1.23 billion in 2024.


Strategic Dialogue on the Africa-Europe Ocean Economy

Oceans have been described as the quintessential sustainable development issue, as they sustain the global economy and are a critical resource, fundamental to human survival. Africa’s ocean economy offers massive opportunities for socio-economic upliftment. This transformation requires alignment at the speed and scale of the continent’s environmental and developmental needs.


Celebrating AU-EU Cooperation in Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation, and Launching the AU Year of Education

On January 31, 2024, the Residence of the Ambassador of the European Union to the African Union provided the setting for a reception which highlighted the collaborative efforts between the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) in Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation (ESTI).


European Research and Innovation Days 2024

The European Commission’s annual flagship research and innovation event brings together policymakers, researchers, stakeholders, and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond through key policy debates, funding and networking opportunities, and dedicated workshops.

This fifth edition will take place during the European Research and Innovation Week on 20 and 21 March 2024, both in Tour and Taxis (Brussels) and online, allowing everyone to get involved from anywhere.