UniPID connects researchers and institutions engaged with global development within Finland and with partners around the world. By organizing scientific events and informing about research calls and funding opportunities, UniPID supports research in the field. 

To facilitate cooperation, UniPID impacts national and international research agendas and funding priorities. UniPID enhances Finnish participation in international research consortia and policy dialogues through projects funded by the European Commission and national funding parties.

UniPID is a partner in the following active projects:

FinCEAL Plus: Developing Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Europe, Africa, Asia and the LAC Region

CAAST-Net Plus: Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe

RINEA: Research and Innovation Network for Europe and Africa 

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UniPID Activities

UniPID takes part in many activities that align with their mission to build the capacity of students, researchers, institutions and development networks. 

UniPID is actively involved in several European Commission funded projects (CAAST-Net Plus & RINEA) in order to further both Finnish and partner interest in EU-Africa cooperation. 

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