FinCEAL Plus Targeted Travel Grants for STI Forum 2018 - Third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations headquarters, New York, 5-6 June 2018

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of senior experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the UN STI Forum 2018 - Third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations headquarters, New York, 5-6 June 2018. During the UN STI Forum 2018, there will also be a side event related to sustainable urbanization organized by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on Tuesday 5 June.

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FinCEAL Plus is preparing for the Japan-Finland Seminar on Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan on 9th April 2018

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and Business Finland, Japan, are organizing a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation in Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018 on the occasion of the visits of Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Ms. Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, to Japan. The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of Education and Culture, Academy of Finland, Embassy of Finland in Japan, as well as other relevant entities from Japan and Finland.

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UniPID Call for Tenders | External Assessment of the FinCEAL Initiative

UniPID invites qualified candidates to submit tenders to perform an external assessment of the FinCEAL Initiative.

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FinCEAL Plus Asia Targeted travel grants to ENRICH Innovation Tour to China, 6th-11th May 2018

FinCEAL Plus Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of 1-3 senior level experts from Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences or research institutions interested in attending the ENRICH Innovation Tour to China (Shanghai, Wuxi and Chengdu) organized by ENRICH – European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs, China 6th-11th May 2018.

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Call for experts: FinCEAL Plus Co-organizes Japan-Finland Seminar on Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan on 9th April 2018.

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and Business Finland, Japan, are organizing a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation in Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018 in the occasion of the visits of Mr. Jari Gustafsson, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Ms. Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, to Japan. We are now inviting experts from Finnish universities, research institutions and universities of applied sciences to express their interest in joining the Finnish expert delegation to the event. The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of Education and Culture, Embassy of Finland in Japan, as well as other relevant entities from Japan and Finland.

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FinCEAL+ Targeted Travel Grants available for Nairobi Innovation Week 2018

FinCEAL+ Africa is offering Targeted Travel Grants to support the participation of experts based in Finnish institutions to the Nairobi Innovation Week 2018, 5-9 March.

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FinCEAL+ Targeted Travel Grants available for FAUBAI 2018 in Rio de Janeiro and Open Science Forum for LAC in Panama City

FinCEAL+ LAC has opened two Targeted Travel Grant Calls to support the participation of experts based in Finnish institutions to the following events: FAUBAI 2018: Internationalization and Research: Challenges and Strategies, 14-18 April, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil CILAC 2018: Open Science Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean, 22-24 October 2018, Panama City

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FinCEAL+ Grantee Story: Dr. Haukka’s trip to Uganda for LEAP-Agri Proposal development

LEAP-Agri call was opened earlier this year to attract proposals for long term EU-Africa research and innovation partnerships on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. Dr. Kaisa Haukka's (HY) Sustainable Intensification of Aquaculture in Africa (SAquA) preliminary proposal was accepted to the second application round, and she visited Makerere University in Uganda to form a closer collaborative link.

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Event Invitation: Finnish-SADC Research and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Nutrition, 4th December

FinCEAL Plus and SANBio/BioFISA II (co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs), are organizing the above joint event in Helsinki on 4th December, 14.00 - 17.00 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Laivastokatu 22, Engel Hall. 15 representatives from projects funded by SANBio/BioFISA II will be visiting Finland over a 1.5-week period and will be present at the event. The aim is to bring together Finnish scientists and their counterparts from the Southern Africa Development region to broker new relationships, explore opportunities for collaboration and get first-hand information on different support mechanisms that exist for the development of these partnerships. Welcome! Registration for the event is now open.

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FinCEAL Plus participated in the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week in El Salvador, 2-6 October 2017

UniPID/FinCEAL Plus LAC participated in the first EU-CELAC Knowledge Week celebrated in El Salvador on October 2-6, 2017. The week was packed with events that aimed at strengthening the dialogue between the two regions on various topics related to higher education, scientific, technological and innovation cooperation.

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