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[Type]: Business and Science Slam
[Open to]: Africans and Europeans
[Deadline]: March 20, 2017

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development (UniPID) and the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) have opened a call for young scientists and entrepreneurs to apply for participation in a Science and Business Slam at the ANSOLE Days 2017.

Below are the details:

Your proposal should address at least one of the following areas:

  • Solar materials & applications
  • Energy storage & grid infrastructure
  • The energy-water-food nexus

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants should not be older than 35 years and be based in Africa or the EU,
  • Applicants will be evaluated on innovation, relevance, and economic viability of their research / business idea. Bare concept ideas will not be considered.
  • Proposals demonstrating environmental and socio-economic sustainability are favoured.


6 applicants will be sponsored to participate at a science & business slam at the ANSOLE Days 2017 from 5-8 May in Hammamet, Tunisia.

How to apply

Submit your application by 20 March 2017 to katharina.wuropulos@euei-pdf.org, including

· Short summary (250-300 words; in English) of your science project or business idea

· If available, send us links to your publications or projects,

· Include a CV (resume) in English with references,

· Your attachments should be clearly saved with your own names i.e FirstName-Last Name_Document type.pdf.

[Disclaimer: The Page is not responsible for this call. We hold no stake in the organisation of this program. Our interest is purely based on reportage. All correspondences should be directed to the appropriate quarters].

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