The Dragon Star project will support on-going EU-China dialogue and partnership in research and innovation. It will provide analyses, evaluation and foresight on Chinese research and technology development and identify future cooperation opportunities. It will also help improve Chinese participation in the FP, support the presence of European companies in China and promote reciprocity in EU-China collaborations.
The CAAST Net project, concluded in 2012, coordinated and advanced the sub-Saharan Africa-EU science & technology cooperation network. It promoted the synergies between Europe-Africa S&T partnerships and the development of cooperation instruments. The aim was to enhance the creation and application of new knowledge in support of achieving the Millennium Development Goals of poverty alleviation and economic growth.