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1 0 Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n This document reflects only the author’s views and the European Union cannot be held liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein. Ghana in FP7 Characteristics of Ghanaian participation in FP7 caast-net-plus.org Constantine Vaitsas FORTH/PRAXI Network 04 November 2013

2 1 Ghana in FP7 Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges 54 participations in 41 EU-funded projects (total by September 2013, excluding Marie Curie actions) €8.2 million of EU contribution for research Ghana is the 6 th most successful African country in FP7 in terms of numbers of participations in projects Ghana is the 8 th in terms of total EU contribution

3 2 Ghana in FP7 Evolution over time ( ) Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges

4 3 Ghana in FP7 Most prominent Participants Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges

5 4 Ghana in FP7 Most prominent themes Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges

6 5 Ghana in FP7 Coordinators Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges

7 6 Ghana in FP7 Most prominent EU countries for cooperation Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges UK :13 France:7 Germany:5 Netherlands :5 Sweden :2 Spain :1 Denmark: 3

8 7 Ghana in FP7 Cooperation with EU countries Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges

9 8 Ghana in FP7 Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges AFTER - African Food Tradition Revisited by Research Aim: to revisit traditional African products, knowledge and know-how in the light of new technologies for the benefit of consumers, producers and processors in Africa and Europe September 2010 to May 2014 EU contribution of €2.9 million Led by CIRAD (France) with 6 other European partners and 9 African partners including The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Ghana) [ ]www.after-fp7.eu AGRICULTURE & NUTRITION

10 9 Ghana in FP7 Building Bi-regional Partnerships for Global Challenges E PIAF-Enhanced Protective Immunity Against Filariasis Aim: to identify target antigens and ensure appropriate formulation and delivery to promote protective responses and avoid any pathology. March 2010 to February 2014 EU contribution of €5 million Led by the University of Edinburgh (UK) with 5 other European partners and 4 African partners including the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana) [ ]www.filaria.eu/projects/projects/epiaf.html HEALTH

11 10 CAAST-Net PlusBuilding bi-regional partnerships for global challenges CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n This document reflects only the author’s views and the European Union cannot be held liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein. Thank you caast-net-plus.org Constantine Vaitsas FORTH/PRAXI Network 04 November 2013


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