ERAfrica is a European Union (EU) project aimed at promoting a unified European approach to collaborating with Africa in the field of science and technology research for innovation and sustainable development. ERAfrica forms part of the 7th Framework Programme suite of European research initiatives, and boasts as primary objective the creation of a "European Research Area Network" for the African continent, similar to other "ERA-Nets".
FP7 ERAfrica Project Seed Funding - The DST is able to support the travel costs of South African researchers travelling to Europe or Africa to meet other partners with a purpose of writing proposal for the ERAfrica joint call. Alternatively funding can be granted to support the hosting of the partners in South Africa with the aim of writing the proposal for ERAfrica joint call. Find out more