Research, Innovation and Science

Commissioner delivers address at the signing ceremony for the ERAfrica Implementation Agreement

"ERAfrica, originally funded by the European Union to the tune of almost 2 million euro, has until now managed to mobilise almost 11 million euro to fund project consortia with both African and European partners. Significantly, 35% of the funds come from the six African Partner countries, so this is without doubt a true partnership."



Cape Town, 6 November 2012


Ladies and Gentlemen,.

In just two years, the ERAfrica ERANET has already managed to establish a long-term framework for communication, collaboration and coordination between running and managing programmes, and working on STI co-operation between Europe and Africa;