FINCEAL PLUS TARGETED TRAVEL GRANTS FOR ICT PROPOSER’S DAY 2017 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, ON NOVEMBER 9-10

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the ICT Proposer’s Day 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9-10. Registration for the event will open in June.

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FINCEAL INFOBANK COMPETITION 2017 - SHOWCASE YOUR PROJECT ON THE MAP!

The FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. The Infobank contains Finnish research institutions’ international cooperation in a nutshell – it already has more than 190 registered projects on a wide range of topics!

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  FROM RESEARCH TO SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS FOR EDUCATION: FinCEAL Plus Africa Side-Event in South Africa, May 2017

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, FinCEAL Plus Africa organized a side-event to the Ministerial visit of Sanni Grahn-Laasonen to South Africa in May.

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The role of Science, Technology and Innovation in the implementation of the SDG’s –  Reflections from the UN 2nd Multi-stakeholder Forum, May 15-16, 2017

In May, FinCEAL Plus together with Prof. Satu Miettinen from the University of Lapland and Dr. Mikko Perkiö from the University of Tampere attended the Second UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in New York.

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FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the ALCUE NET Expert workshop on Sustainable Urbanization, Smart Cities and Nature-Based Solutions in Lisbon, Portugal on June 29-30.

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FinCEAL+ LAC Targeted Travel Grants for European Latin American Technology Based Business Network events in Buenos Aires and Lima

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending "New technological businesses between Europe and Argentina to address challenges in Industry 4.0, Energy and ICTs" event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, or "Technological solutions for an integral urban growth" event in Lima, Peru.The events are organized by the ELAN - European Latin American Technology Based Business Network.

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Indonesia-Finland Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, 4th April 2017

Indonesia – Finland research seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki on Tuesday, April 4th 2017. The seminar was co-organized with the Embassy of Indonesia in Finland and the University of Helsinki. The seminar gathered 45 participants including researchers (professors, post docs and PhD students), research funding organizations and government representatives and other stakeholders from Finland and Indonesia.

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Future-oriented education and societally relevant skills for sustainable energy in Lesotho

Joni Karjalainen from the Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku received a FinCEAL Plus Target Travel Grant to visit Lesotho for a Stakeholder Meeting on Research and Capacity Building Cooperation between selected Southern African and European Institutions.

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Indonesia-Finland Research Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges in Research Collaboration, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki 4th April 2017

The high level event will be co-organized by UniPID-FinCEAL Plus, University of Helsinki and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar is targeted for principal investigators, researchers, PhD students and international staff and policy makers from Finnish institutions and members of business research or companies in Finland who are focused on Indonesia. The topics are focused on-but not limited to-renewable energy, ICT, health, food security and safety, water management, clean-tech, nanotechnology research areas and related research policy issues.

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CALLS FOR FUNDING UNDER THE FINCEAL PLUS PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT INSTRUMENT

FinCEAL Plus has launched calls for funding on a rolling basis for researchers based in Finnish Higher Education Institutions and Independent Research Institutions. The purpose of the grants is to support partnership building activities between the Finnish science community and their counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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