The European Business Council for Africa

The Webinar takes place on WEDNESDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 from 10 - 10.45 am.

The EU has launched the largest Research and Innovation program in the world, Horizon Europe with a budget of €95.5 billion over seven years. The first Work Programme, which was approved recently and which covers 2021-2022, includes a separate Africa initiative with a total budget of more than € 350 million. 

NABA, in cooperation with our member the Research Council of Norway, are inviting members to an information session on Horizon Europe's Africa Initiative on 15 September 2021. You may read more about the first work program under Horizon Europe by following this link: Commission to invest €14.7 billion from Horizon Europe (


  • Welcome and introduction

    • Eivind Fjeldstad, Chief Executive Officer, NABA

  • The Africa Initiative under Horizon Europe

    • Jan Monteverde Haakonsen, Special Adviser, Research Council of Norway

  • Horizon Europe: How the Research Council can assist potential applicants

    • Marianne Haavardsholm Aandahl, Special Adviser, Research Council of Norway

  • Match-making and other assistance by the Innovation Norway Nairobi office

    • Eli Bleie Munkelien, Director – East Africa, Innovation Norway

  • Questions and answers

Please register here.