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A new beginning for ERAfrica


The ERAFRICA consortium members and funding parties, representing 26 institutions from 16 countries gathered in Pretoria, South Africa to celebrate the successful conclusion of the European Commission-funded initialisation phase of the Europe-Africa collaboration in STI. The conclusion of the first phase of ERAFRICA will serve as springboard towards an even bigger and brighter future.

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ERAfrica conference successfully held in Pretoria

Group picture of the ERAfrica meeting in Pretoria - Source: M. Weissgram

Group picture of the ERAfrica meeting in Pretoria | Source: M. Weissgram

A three-day conference "Developing African-European Joint Collaboration for Science and Technology (ERAfrica)" was held in Pretoria, South Africa on 16 – 18 September 2014. The conference focused on the future cooperation of the ERAfrica consortium and the presentations of the funded ERAfrica projects by the respective project coordinators.














ERAfrica Joint Call

Booklet "ERAfrica - The projects" 

Screenshot ERAfrica- The projects

The ERAfrica consortium and its group of funding parties meet at the closure conference in Pretoria from 16.-18 September 2014.

Booklet "The Joint Call – A First Appraisal"

The ERAfrica Group of Funding Parties met in Bad Honnef, Germany, on 5-6 November 2013.


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Decisions to fund ERAfrica projects taken

The funding Agencies agreed to fund 17 projects

more Networks

An overview of several other relevant networks


A Network for the Coordination and Advancement of Sub-Saharan Africa-EU Science & Technology Cooperation


Dr. Jean Albergel
ERAfrica Coordinator
IRD representation for Southern Africa
Postnet Suite 164, Private Bag X844, Silverton
Pretoria 0127
South Africa

Mabatho Ndwandwa
ERAfrica Acting Regional Coordinator
Department of Science and Technology
Private Bag X894
Pretoria 0001
South Africa

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