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Upcoming events

AMDREY Project Dissemination Workshop and ERA-MIN 2 2017 Call Information Session
27 February 2017, Pretoria, South Africa
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The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will be hosting the Extraction of Rare Earth Elements from Acid Mine Drainage "AMDREY" project partners from the University of the Free State (UFS), Spain, Germany, Peru and France. Industrial Handling of Raw Materials for European Industry (ERA-MIN) is a project the that the DST co-invested in for UFS's participation under the European Union (EU) Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The main aim of the event is to: Showcase the progress of the AMDREY project; present the ERA-MIN 2 2017 joint call; and provide networking opportunities for SA mining and raw materials researchers.

ESASTAP 2020: Horizon 2020 Information Sharing Session - Gauteng
3 March 2017, 09:00 - 13:00, Pretoria, South Africa
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The purpose of the H2020 workshop is to present calls for proposals currently open focusing mainly on the Information and Communications Technologies work programme as one of the themes to be covered. The workshop will also present other calls that are open in the overall European Union and South Africa Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation. The workshop will serve as an ideal opportunity for South African organisations interested to cooperate with European organisations under H2020 to learn more about the administrative requirements and the procedure to be followed when submitting proposals. Details will also be presented of the various advisory and support services, availed by the ESASTAP 2020 platform, to support South African-European cooperation under Horizon 2020.

IST-Africa 2017 Conference
10 - 12 May 2017, Windhoek, Namibia
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IST-Africa Week 2017 (May) is the twelfth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences. Focused on ICT-enabled Innovation, Science and Technology related policy dialogues, Global Development, Research and Innovation Cooperation and Community Building, each conference brings together senior representatives of leading public, private, education and research organisations from 50 countries to discuss policy, share insight and identify collaboration opportunities.

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