Project Details

Description

The Finland-Africa Platform for Innovation (SDG 9) is a large-scale, thematic network supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland under its Global Internationalisation Programme 2021-2024. Contributing to the implementation of Finland’s Africa Strategy and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, FAPI works to promote research collaboration between Finnish and African higher education research institutions through facilitating researcher mobility and interdisciplinary research exchange.
Short titleFAPI
StatusActive
Effective start/end date01/01/2131/12/24

Collaborative partners

  • Åbo Akademi University
  • University of Turku (lead)
  • Aalto University
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • University of Jyväskylä
  • Lappeenranta−Lahti University of Technology LUT
  • University of Oulu
  • University of Vaasa
  • University of the Arts Helsinki
  • Centria University of Applied Sciences
  • Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
  • Humak University of Applied Sciences
  • Häme University of Applied Sciences
  • JAMK University of Applied Sciences
  • South Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Karelia University of Applied Sciences
  • LAB University of Applied Sciences
  • Laurea University of Applied Sciences
  • Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Novia University of Applied Sciences
  • Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
  • Savonia University of Applied Sciences
  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences
  • Turku University of Applied Sciences
  • Vaasa University of Applied Sciences

Funding

  • Ministry of Education and Culture: €300,000.00

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure