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LEAP-RE updates: the March edition of the Newsletter is out!

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The LEAP-RE March newsletter is out. On the agenda for this Spring edition: A focus on the 13 new projects selected for funding within Pillar 1An i...

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LEAP-RE to hold its first Stakeholder Forum in Pretoria in October 2022

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The first LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum will be held both physically and virtually on October 3-7, 2022. The Forum will take place in Pretoria, ...

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Interview – Meet Mr Mokthar Sellami & Ms Isabella Nardini, chair & vice-chair of LEAP-RE


In November 2021, the LEAP-RE General Assembly Meeting held the election of a chairperson and vice-chairperson for the programme. Mr Mokthar Sellami, ...

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13 project proposals selected for funding via LEAP-RE Call for proposals

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In January 2021, LEAP-RE launched a ‘Call for AU-EU Collaborative Research and Innovation projects on Renewable Energy’. The Call resulted in 124 appl...

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LEAP-RE held its first General Assembly in Nairobi

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From November 23 to November 25, the LEAP-RE partners gathered in Strathmore University (Nairobi, Kenya) and online for their General Assembly meeting...

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Survey on African-European R&I Cooperation


The EC has recently established an Advisory Group on African-European Research and Innovation Cooperation. This Advisory Group is working on papers to...

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LEAP-RE to participate in the CCSE online seminar series in October


The Partnership on Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (CCSE) of the AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on Science, Technology and Innovation o...

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LEAP-RE to hold its first General Assembly Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya in November 2021

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The first LEAP-RE General Assembly will be held both physically and virtually on November 23-25, 2021. One year after the official start of LEAP-R...

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LEAP-RE member Emanula Colombo wrote an article in ESI Africa: “Africa’s energy tales in a post-COVID-19 world”

The Avenue of the Baobabs in Madagascar. Source: [Dennis Van De Water]©

Emanuela Colombo, Professor from the Department of Energy and Rector’s Delegate to Cooperation and Development at Politecnico di Milano, one of LEAP-R...

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124 applications received during 1st phase of the LEAP-RE Call for projects

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124 applications have been received during the pre-proposal phase of the LEAP-RE Call for AU-EU Collaborative Research and Innovation projects on Rene...

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The LEAP-RE consortium gathers 83 African and European partners covering a wide range of sectors: education/research, private sector, policy and funding. Together, they are building a long-term partnership of African and European stakeholders committed to fostering research and innovation for the development of renewable energy.

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