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Recommendations towards cooperation between African and European research infrastructures


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  • 3. EMBRC


International cooperation in science and technology is an important part of addressing major global issues like climate change, infectious disease, food security and natural disasters. Research infrastructures (RIs) are organizations that enable scientists to use specific facilities, resources and services in order to accelerate scientific achievements, break boundaries and promote sustainable research. Fostering RI partnerships across borders has the potential to improve the efficiency and quality of research to tackle the many challenges faced by society today. 

The RI-VIS project is a Horizon 2020-funded project to increase the visibility and raise awareness of European RIs to new communities beyond Europe. This report, as part of RI-VIS, focuses on ways to increase collaboration between African and European RIs. It collates the insights of experts from African RIs, European RIs and policymakers into sections that cover examples of successful collaboration, lessons learned and possible challenges/bottlenecks.



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