Louis Papaemmanuel, Business Development- Brand & Product Manager of eGovlab and project director of iMENTORS, will present iMENTORS project in a session called Euro African Joint ICT Research Priorities (Day 4, Thursday November 29, 9.30am) at the 2012 Africa-EU Cooperation Forum on ICT, Lisbon November 28-29.

The "2012 Africa-EU Cooperation Forum on ICT" (an event designed to anyone with an interest in Euro-African collaborative project on ICT) will be held on November 28-29, 2012, at the Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB) in Lisbon, Portugal. The event is organised by the EuroAfrica-P8 EU/FP7 funded project in the framework of the EuroAfrica-ICT Initiative and with the support of the National Science Foundation (FCT) of Portugal. This major event is the fifth of a series of very successful conferences organised by the EuroAfrica-ICT Initiative under the aegis of the European and the African Union Commissions (EC & AUC): March 25-26, 2009 – Brussels, Belgium, February 4, 2010 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 7-8, 2010 – Helsinki, Finland, November 14-15, 2011 – Cape Town, South Africa.

Organised in the framework of the Africa-EU Strategic Partnership (JAES) and hosted by the Government of Portugal through the Ministry of Education and Science (MEC), this 5th Forum edition will mainly aim at strengthening and supporting the development of cooperation on ICT research and ICT4D between Africa and Europe.

The EuroAfrica-ICT Initiative...
Strengthening ICT Research and Policy Links under the 8th Strategic Partnership

EuroAfrica-P8 is a FP7 project funded by the European Commission (DG CONNECT) and spanning 24 months (2012-2013) with the aim of strengthening ICT research and policy links between Africa and Europe under the 8th Strategic Partnership (P8).

The project is defined in full continuity with and builds upon the substantial results obtained and the significant momentum created by several previous projects (2006+), designated – over the years – as "the EuroAfrica-ICT Initiative".