Project Updates

November 15, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Seminar: Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships for Transformation to be held on 20 November 2019

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES will organize a seminar entitled, "Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships for Transformation: Finnish Research and Innovation with Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean", on 20 November 2019 at Think Corner Lounge, University of Helsinki Think...

October 30, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES delegation’s experiences from the European Research and Innovation Days and related visits in Brussels

The first annual policy event of the European Commission (EC) organized in Brussels, Belgium on 24-26 September gathered world leaders from industry, finance, academia, and business to debate and co-design the future research and innovation landscape. Speakers included ministers, commissioners,...

October 10, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Asia participated the EU-Asia Connectivity – Building BRIDGES for a Sustainable Future, Europa Connectivity Forum in Brussels, Belgium

On 27 September the European Commission launched its Europa Connectivity forum – an innovative multi-stakeholder international conference aimed at a dialogue between EU and Asia and strengthening ties between governments, financial institutions and private sector actors in Europe and in Asia. The...

October 3, 2019 — BRIDGES Asia Targeted Travel Grants for ENRICH matchmaking tour to China, 11-15 November 2019 - Extended DL to apply: 16 October!

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 Matchmaking Tour to China (Chengdu and Shenzhen) organized by...

October 1, 2019 — FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Africa and Asia Close Applications for Grants under the Partnership Support Grants for 2019

FinCEAL Plus Africa and Asia will close applications for 2019 under the Partnership Support Instrument. Due to the popularity of the grants, and high number of excellent applications, the funding for 2019 has been disbursed. Keep an eye out in early 2020 as the call may be re-opened should funding...

September 24, 2019 — Finnish higher education and research in the spotlight in Chile

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES LAC Coordinator Kajsa Ekroos was invited to participate and give a key note speech at the ”New Challenges for the Internationalization of Higher Education” seminar organized by Universidad SEK in Santiago de Chile on 27th August, 2019.

August 5, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Asia Targeted Travel Grant Call for ENRICH in China Annual Funding Forum 2019, 2 October in Brussels, Belgium

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of researchers from Finnish higher education or research institutions interested in attending ENRICH in China – Annual Funding Forum 2019 organized in Brussels, Belgium on 2nd October. Apply by 28th August.

June 25, 2019 — BRIDGES Delegation to the 1st European Research and Innovation Days!

The FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES project selects a delegation of 4 researchers from 4 Finnish HEIs to attend the inaugural European Research and Innovation Days in Brussels from 24 - 26 September 2019.

May 29, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES delegation’s experiences from the UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals 2019

The United Nations has been organizing a special Forum dedicated to discussing the role of science, technology and innovation (STI) for the SDG’s since 2016. The fourth annual proceeding was held at the UN headquarters in New York City on 14-15 May 2019. This year, the crosscutting theme of the...