FinCEAL Partial Grants Available to Attend IST Africa 2014

March 19, 2014

FinCEAL-Africa calls for applications for those wishing to attend the IST-Africa conference from May 6- 9th, 2014 in Mauritius. The application period is open from March 19th to March 31st.

FinCEAL-Africa calls for applications for those wishing to attend the IST-Africa conference from May 6- 9th, 2014 in Mauritius. The application period is open from March 19th to March 31st. http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2014/


This Call is only open to Individuals from Finnish based research institutions (Universities, Universities of Applied Science, Independent Research Institutions) and will only focus funding to those working in these 4-key areas

1. ICT (especially targeting any of the Africa themes e.g eHealth)
2. Living Labs/Open Innovation
3. Technology-enhanced Learning, mLearning, ICT Skills
4. eInfrastructures
    The aim of this funding is to facilitate the participation of researchers to the event so as to:
    Build new networks for research collaboration,
    Partnerships for technology and innovation transfer and
    Show-case Finnish expertise in the areas relevant to the event.

    This call is specifically targeting and open to:
    Individuals actively involved in carrying out a project with African partners in any or all of the 4-key areas
    Individuals actively involved in carrying out a project with any or all of the 4 key areas and seeking to for African partners to further expand their work

    The application deadline is March 31st, 2014 at 16.00hrs. For more information and application instructions.

    For any inquiries please contact Eva Kagiri, E-mail:

    Image attribution: IST-Africa logo, http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2014/