Project Updates

March 28, 2017 — 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.

March 27, 2017 — 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...

March 9, 2017 — LEAP-Agri Call Announcement

The ERA-NET Cofund LEAP-Agri announces a joint call for research on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture.


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...

January 19, 2017 — FinCEAL Plus Africa and LAC at the BALEWARE Conference 2016

In December, FinCEAL Plus wound up the year by co-organizing the BALEWARE conference on Bridging Africa, Latin America and Europe on Water and Renewable Energies Applications in Arusha, Tanzania.

January 12, 2017 — LEAP-AGRI Pre-Call Announcement

The ERA-NET Cofund LEAP-AGRI is set to publish a joint call for research on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture in early 2017.

December 12, 2016 — UniPID-FinCEAL Plus STI Crossroads Seminar: FinCEAL+ Asia: Inter-sectoral Research Cooperation - Focus Asia Workshop organized in Helsinki 27 October 2016

The Focus Asia workshop on Thursday afternoon gathered together almost 40 participants. The afternoon session featured interesting speakers and their case examples of research cooperation between universities and industry and other stakeholders in several regions in Asia including India, Southeast...

November 17, 2016 — Singapore-Finland Research seminar on Smart Innovations for Health and Education in Singapore 18th October 2016

Singapore – Finland bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education was held on October 18th in Singapore. The high level event was organized by UniPID-FinCEAL Plu in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland in Singapore. The event...

November 11, 2016 — FinCEAL Plus LAC at the Second Preparatory Seminar for the III EU-CELAC Academic Summit, held in Stockholm 6-7 October, 2016

In the mission to advance the implementation of the Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Area for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, FinCEAL Plus LAC endorsed the event and held a presentation about its research cooperation support activities. The seminar had a diverse group...