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

VIRTUAL kick-off meeting (1)

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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Launch of LEAP-RE Pillar 2 Project LEOPARD


As part of its collaborative strategy with African energy stakeholders, MEDEE took part in a mission to Benin from September 19th to 26th. The density...

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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 2021 IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook “1.5°C Pathway” is out (preview)


The World Energy Transitions Outlook preview outlines a pathway for the world to achieve the Paris Agreement goals and halt the pace of climate change...

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LEAP-RE Kick-Off Meeting will take place online on March 23 & 24, 2021

VIRTUAL kick-off meeting

Save the date LEAP-RE Virtual Kick-Off Meeting will take place on March 23 & 24, 2021. Due to the ongoing sanitary situation, this Kick-Off Meetin...

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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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