Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership (AEIP) Cleantech Thematic Challenge 2020 for African & EU startups

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Paloma Haschke-Joseph ()

Applications are open for the Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership (AEIP) Cleantech Thematic Challenge 2020. The challenge is for startups from Africa and Europe leveraging clean energy and deploying solutions that decarbonize energy production to boost renewable and energy efficiency.

The objective of the thematic challenge is to match startups and scale-ups from Africa and Europe developing similar Cleantech solutions to each other, inorder to boost renewable energy and decarbonised energy production and transmission collaboration between Africa and Europe.

Funded by the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, the Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership (AEIP) was launched in 2019 to build a network and connect high-quality tech hubs from both continents to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships resulting in collaboration, exchange and growth.

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