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PhD Scholarships- Fourth Call for applications is open

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an African-led initiative with the goal of strengthening skills in the Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology to further socio-economic transformation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is the flagship program of PASET. RSIF focuses on transformative technologies that have a far-reaching positive impact…

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RSIF PhD Scholarship

RSIF is the first Pan-African science fund that provides doctoral scholarships for African scientists in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology. Scholarships are tenable at selected African universities in partnership with advanced international partner institutions. Timeline: The call for applications for Cohort 4 will be opening in 2021. Eligibility: citizen of a sub-Saharan African country; relevant Master’s completed less than six…

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RSIF Research Award – MOZSKILLS Sub-project

This grants targets full-time Mozambican faculty members of a university or researchers at public research institutes in Mozambique collaborating with International Partners in academia pr research centres in the continent and beyond. The grant aims to support Mozambican faculty and researchers generate innovative ideas and advance their research excellence. Grant beneficiaries will gain access to high-quality complimentary capacity building and…

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RSIF Junior Investigator Research Award (RSIF JIRA)

RSIF graduates who obtain a post-doctoral or permanent position in academic institutions or research centres in Africa are eligible to apply for JIRA awards. These research grants aim to promote research excellence among young researchers in collaboration with international partners, preferably scientists from the African Scientific Diaspora engaged in prominent international research institutions. The first call will open in 2022….

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RSIF Research Award

The Research Award grant aims to support faculty of RSIF African Host Universities establish research project that respond to key development challenges in sub- Saharan Africa. Proposals which provide solutions to contemporary challenges in sub-Saharan Africa such as COVID-19 are encouraged if they are aligned to the PASET thematic areas. Target Applicants: Faculty at RSIF African Host Universities involved in…

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RSIF Cooperability Grant – MOZSKILLS Sub-project

Are you a Mozambican researcher, scientist of innovator? Do you have an innovative idea that leads to the production of useful materials, devices, systems and novel technologies at commercial scale? The opportunity to actualize these ideas is presented to you through the RSIF Co-operability Grant.  Applications that propose innovative use and scale up of ICTs or digital manufacturing techniques e,g…

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Institutional Innovation Capacity Building (ICBP) Grant

This grant supports Mozambican universities to develop innovation-enabling environments in their institutions through capacity building of faculty on innovation development and entrepreneurship, development of relevant innovation support policies and establishment of platforms of University-Industry partnerships. Target applicants: The call is open to Mozambican universities only. The universities may collaborate with private sector, business incubators, accelerators, or technology hubs. This is…

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AGriDI Grants for Digital Innovations in West Africa

icipe under its European Union, ACP Innovation Funded project on “Accelerating inclusive green growth through agri-based digital innovation in West Africa” (AGriDI) invites  proposals on innovative digital solutions that promote adoption of digital technologies for improved agricultural productivity for farmers and agroprocessors in West Africa. Grants are awarded under three categories: Category 1- To support co-development and adaptation of digital…

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RSIF Cooperability Grants

Do you have an innovative idea that leads to the production of useful materials, devices, systems and novel technologies at commercial scale? The opportunity to actualize these ideas is presented to you through the RSIF Cooperability Grant. Applications that propose innovative use and scale-up of ICT or digital manufacturing techniques e.g. 3D printing, and solutions that can be used to…

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RSIF Institutional Capacity Building Program Grants (RSIF ICBP)

This grant aims to support RSIF African Host Universities (AHUs) in the development of a conducive environment for University-Industry partnerships. It supports the development of an institutional framework to enhance the innovation ecosystem within the universities thus increasing the investment of private sector in Research and Development projects to encourage commercialization of these innovations. Eligible applicants: The call is open…

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