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Call Details

Work Programme : LEIT - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies
Call Identifier : ICT 39 – 2015
Call Type : Targeted call
Call Description : International partnership building in low and middle income countries
Publication Date : 15 October 2014
Deadline : 14 April 2015
Title : International partnership building in low and middle income countries
Description : Scope: The aim is to launch a set of targeted collaborative research projects addressing the requirements of end-user communities in developing countries. Specific technological targets could include for example co-design, adaptation, demonstration and validation (e.g. pilots) of ICT related research and innovation in relevant thematic areas addressed by Horizon 2020 including Content Technologies and Societal Challenges.
Activities under this objective should be led by a clearly defined user need/market opportunity for the technology being adapted; they should in particular include requirements of developing countries, and where possible, have the potential for wider impact by involving a number of countries from the same region. Proposals should be submitted by a complementary partnership with a particular focus on the participation of relevant developing country innovation stakeholders and end-user community representatives (e.g. relevant public, private, education and research, and societal sector organisations, Innovation Spaces and Living Labs).
Targeted countries : INCO ACP AFRICAN : Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Congo (Republic), Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania (United Republic of), Togo, Uganda