Strengthening partnerships among Africa’s Science Granting Councils and with the private sector

​Supporting councils to establish partnerships with other Councils and to foster public-private linkages in research for accelerated socio-economic development.
The objectives are:
  • To conduct baseline studies, identify research priorities and support research projects
  • To support commissioned studies​​
  • To strengthen capacity of SGCs in coordination, regulation and quality assurance
  • To strengthen capacity of SGCs in designing cooperation agreements
  • To support knowledge exchange and learning​

​Technical expertise in implementing activities associated w​​​​ith this theme is provided by:​

 

 

Zimbabwe International Research Symposium Call For Abstractshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Zimbabwe-International-Research-Symposium-Call-For-Abstracts.aspxZimbabwe International Research Symposium Call For Abstracts<div>The Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ) is accepting abstracts for the Zimbabwe International Research Symposium (ZIRS) to be held at the Harare International Conference Centre from 13-15 February 2019. ZIRS is an international event dedicated to showcasing the latest scientific research results, networking and creating smart partnerships. The Symposium is also a platform for identifying gaps and challenges faced  by  sectors  in  the  development of targeted abstracts and evidence-based strategies. </div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>2018-06-12 07:51:59 AMGP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4
Bilateral call for proposals – Namibia and Mozambiquehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Bilateral-call-for-proposals-–-Namibia-and-Mozambique.aspxBilateral call for proposals – Namibia and Mozambique<p>​The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) of Namibia and The Fundo Nacional de Investigação (FNI) Mozambique supported by Theme 3 of the Science Granting Council Initiative (SGCI) are pleased to announce the launch of the call for Joint Research projects on agro-processing.<br></p>2018-05-25 07:26:11 AMGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4
MULTI – STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ON PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS, Hosted at the Bravia Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on the 17th May 2018https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/MULTI-STAKEHOLDERS’-FORUM.aspxMULTI – STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ON PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS, Hosted at the Bravia Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on the 17th May 2018<p>​The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) consortium in partnership with the Association of African Universities, Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation of Burkina Faso, National Fund for Research and Innovation Development (FONRID) of Burkina Faso and the Chamber of Commerce hosted the 1st Multi-Stakeholders Forum on Public Private Partnership through research on the 17th May 2018, in Burkina Faso.<br></p>2018-05-23 08:13:36 AMGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4
Second Public and Private Partnership Call in Uganda: Manufacturing & Agro-processing of Food and Beverageshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Second-Public-and-Private-Partnership-Call-in-Uganda.aspxSecond Public and Private Partnership Call in Uganda: Manufacturing & Agro-processing of Food and Beverages<p>​The transition to knowledge-based economies has put the role of knowledge at the pinnacle of trade, investments, manufacturing and socio-economic development. The contribution of the knowledge generating organizations, their linkages with the private sector and the potential for knowledge exchange and technology transfer has become central.<br></p>2018-05-09 08:47:30 AMGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4

 

 

 

 

16th Globelics conferencehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=502018-10-24 02:00:00 PM16th Globelics conference<div>Theme: Innovation, Economic Growth and SustainableDevelopment: Strengthening Institutions for Greater Relevance, Effectiveness and Inclusivity: http://globelicsconference2018.org/. Lead by Globelics and Africalics.</div>2018-10-26T15:00:00Z
Annual forum of the SGCIhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=552018-11-05 12:00:00 AMAnnual forum of the SGCI<p>​Annual forum of the SGCI</p>2018-11-07T23:59:00Z
South Africa - Science Forum (Date TBC)https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=492018-12-06 12:00:00 AMSouth Africa - Science Forum (Date TBC)<p>​.</p>2018-12-07T23:59:00Z