Proceedings

Welcome remarks and short introduction of the PAERIP Initiative
Takalani Nemaungani
Director: Global Projects, DST - South Africa
Keynote address: the European Union and international research infrastructure partnerships
Elena Righi-Steele
Scientific Officer, DG RTD, European Commission
Patents and clean energy technologies in Africa
Gerard Owens
Coordinator, Public Policies Issues, European Patent Office (EPO) - Germany
PAERIP policy recommendations on promoting Africa-EU research infrastructure partnerships
Daan du Toit
Minister Counsellor (S&T), South African Mission to the EU - Belgium
Enhancing transnational access to African and European research infrastructures for the African and European research communities
Anthon Botha
CEO, TechnoScene (Pty) - South Africa
Leveraging opportunities for Africa and Europe to partner in developing new large-scale research infrastructures
Declan Kirrane
Managing Director, ISC - Belgium
Exploiting development cooperation and other funding opportunities for Africa - EU research infrastructure partnerships
Eric Mwangi
MoHEST - Kenya
Flourishing Africa-EU research infrastructures partnerships in the world of 2030
Edith Madela-Mntla
Director, International Council for Science (Regional Office for Africa) - South Africa
Towards a framework for global infrastructures: the work of the G8+5 Group of Senior Officials
Daniel Adams
Chief Director, Emerging Research Areas and Infrastructure, DST - South Africa
African - European collaboration within GEOSS
Michael Berger
on ESA secondment, DG RTD, European Commission
Large-scale facilities: SKA
Viola Tegethoff
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy - Germany
e-Infrastructures:!AfricaConnect, Exploiting the potential of eInfrastructures to boost RTDI (eI4Africa), Advanced e-Infrastructures for research and education data sharing (CHAIN-REDS) and iMentors
Konstantinos Glinos
Head of Unit, DG CNECT, European Commission
African atmospheric and ecosystem observation networks: perspectives on local and global needs and implementation
Lauri Laakso
Senior Scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute - Finland & Extraordinary Associate Professor, North-West University - South Africa
ELIXIR: the life sciences infrastructure for biological information
Andrew Smith
External Relations Officer, ELIXIR - United Kingdom
Developing multi-wavelength astronomy capacity in Africa
Nithaya Chetty
Group Executive for Astronomy, National Research Foundation - South Africa
EuroRIs-Net Plus: promoting global research infrastructure partnerships
Georgia Tzenou
Project Manager, EKT - Greece
Future of PAERIP
Takalani Nemaungani
Director: Global Projects, DST - South Africa