FinCEAL+ delegation’s experiences at the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation Forum, 5-6th June, New York

The 3rd United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum took place in New York from 5th to 6th June. The Global Solutions Summit 2018 and the Global Sustainable Technology & Conference series (G-Stic) were held on the 4th and 7th June, respectively, alongside the main STI Forum. FinCEAL+ took part with a delegation of four experts from University of Tampere and University of Lapland.

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Call for experts: Bioeconomy-led development - Opportunities through Nordic-Southern Cone countries cooperation, Buenos Aires, 18-19 October

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus together with CIECTI, Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) and Lund University, are organizing a high-level research and innovation seminar on bioeconomy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 18-19 October 2018. The seminar aims to strengthen research and innovation cooperation between Nordic and Southern Cone countries by offering a forum for knowledge sharing, networking and developing new project ideas.

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FinCEAL Plus Asia online Questionnaire on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Finland and Southeast Asian countries

FinCEAL Plus Asia has published an online Questionnaire on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Finland and Southeast Asian countries The objective of this anonymous questionnaire is to gather information on the perspectives of scientists working in Finnish institutions on the current status, future opportunities and barriers regarding cooperation in Science (Research), Technology and/or Innovation (STI) with Southeast Asian countries. The information gathered via the questionnaire will be used in the formulation of the "Finnish STI cooperation with Southeast Asia" Policy Brief developed by FinCEAL+ and University of Helsinki in 2018.

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FinCEAL Plus ASIA Targeted Travel Grants for H2020 Info Day on SC2 2019 calls on Sustainable Food Security, Blue Growth and Rural Renaissance, and BioHorizon SC2 and KET-B Brokerage Event, 25-26 June, Brussels

FinCEAL Plus Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the Horizon 2020 Info Day on Societal Challenge 2 (SC2) calls for proposals of 2019, and BioHorizon SC2 and KET-B Brokerage Event 25-26 June, in Brussels, Belgium.

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SAVE THE DATE: FinCEAL+ Final Seminar on 11 October in Helsinki

The FinCEAL Initiative, funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, began in 2013 with the aim of strengthening research and innovation cooperation between Finland and countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. FinCEAL has supported the Finnish scientific community in establishing cooperation with their counterparts in the regions by implementing various activities: issuing grants, engaging in policy processes, information dissemination, and building networks.

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Finnish-Brazilian higher education and research collaboration strenghtened at FAUBAI 2018 conference

FinCEAL Plus LAC again organized and supported a Finnish delegation to attend FAUBAI 2018. FAUBAI is a yearly conference organized by the Brazilian Association for International Education, and it is considered to be the most important event on internationalization of higher education in South America.

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Japan-Finland Seminar on Personalized Medicine and Health, Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and Business Finland, Japan, organized a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation in Personalized Medicine and Health, in Tokyo, Japan, 9th April 2018 and related visits on 10th April, 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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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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