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:​

 

 

Towards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councilshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Towards-Effective-Public-Private-Partnerships.aspxTowards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councils<p>​We are now pleased to share with you the policy brief from the 2017 masterclass Paper, "<strong><em>Towards Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation: A Perspective for African Science Granting Councils."</em></strong><br></p>2018-10-02 10:35:32 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;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;GP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS
Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI): Commissioned Studies - Public Private Partnerships in Research and Innovationhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/eol-commisioned-studies-public-private-partnerships.aspxCall for Expressions of Interest (EoI): Commissioned Studies - Public Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation<p>​The Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) is pleased to launch a call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for studies to be commissioned under its "Public - Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation" grants.<br></p>2018-10-02 08:51:20 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;GP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS
Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visithttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/2018-learning-visit.aspxScience Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visit<p>​The National Research Foundation (NRF) will be hosting the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) learning visits from the 17<sup>th</sup> September to 21<sup>st</sup> September. During this first of its kind event, twenty-nine (29) delegates from twelve (12) Science Granting Councils will be attending. The delegates, and respective SCG's are representative from the continent of Africa. Countries include Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.<br></p>2018-09-17 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;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c
Call for full proposal – public – private partnerships in research and innovation in Tourismhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/partnerships-in-research-and-innovation-in-Tourism.aspxCall for full proposal – public – private partnerships in research and innovation in Tourism<p>​The Public and Private Partnership Research and Innovation Grant, has been established with co-funding between the SGCI and FNI (Mozambique Science Granting Council) with the aim of supporting research projects in Tourism as one of the identified national priority areas of research.  The SGCI and FNI will, therefore, co-fund demand-led, collaborative research projects that address issues of relevance to the private sector focusing on Tourism.<br></p>2018-07-02 12:40:58 PMGP0|#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