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:​

 

 

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
Policy brief- How do political economy factors influence the evolution of science funding in sub-Saharan Africa?https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Policy-brief.aspxPolicy brief- How do political economy factors influence the evolution of science funding in sub-Saharan Africa?<p>​The University of Sussex has published a policy brief which provides an overview of the political and economic context in which science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa function. The brief proposes practical ways to strengthen the capacities of these organisations to support research and evidence-based policies that will contribute to the continent’s economic and social development.<br></p>2018-06-28 07:22:31 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|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Call for Joint Research Projects Senegal and Burkina Fasohttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Call-for-Joint-Research-Projects-Senegal-and-Burkina-Faso.aspxCall for Joint Research Projects Senegal and Burkina Faso<div>Burkina Faso's National Fund for Research and Innovation for Development (FONRID) and the Directorate General of Research and Innovation (DGRI) of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) of Senegal supported by Theme 3 of the Initiative of the Council of Granting Bodies of Science (SGCI) are pleased to announce the launch of a call for joint projects in the fields of Agriculture and Health. <br></div><p><br></p>2018-06-27 12:04:31 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
Scientific Cooperation grant initiative for Eastern Africahttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/SCIENTIFIC-COOPERATION-GRANT-INITIATIVE-FOR-EASTERN-AFRICA.aspxScientific Cooperation grant initiative for Eastern Africa<p>The East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO), Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST), National Research Fund, Kenya (NRF), the National Council of Science and Technology, Rwanda (NCST), Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) and the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Organization (STIPRO) collaborating under the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in sub-Saharan Africa have launched the Cooperation Grant Initiative call to stimulate growth in manufacturing sector, focusing on regional processing, through collaborative research that leads to development of products for enhanced economic development of the region.<br></p>2018-06-27 11:55:33 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