Tuesday, March 10, 2015 to Thursday, March 12, 2015
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Representatives from the SUCCEED Network partners Makerere University (Uganda), Moi University (Kenya), Mzumbe University (Tanzania), Université du Burundi (Burundi) and University of Rwanda (Rwanda) will meet in Kampala to pa
Monday, November 3, 2014 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014
University of Rwanda, Kigali campus
The 3rd SUCCEED Network Training Workshop took place at the Kigali Campus of the University of Rwanda.
Following an official welcome by Vice-Chancellor James McWha, the project partners participated in a two-day training event organised by University of Alicante staff members on the topic of Renewable Energies and how to increase their presence in Higher Education Institutions.
The training workshop was accompanied by a project meeting to review the work done during the first year of the project and to plan the next steps.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 to Saturday, November 22, 2014
After a successful adventure in 2013 through Zimbabwe and South Africa –which resulted in three start-ups launching operations: Sterio.me (a learning system via SMS), Workforce (a platform bringing together job seekers and potential employers) and Bribed (an app to tackle corruption) – the AMPION venture bus returns to Africa in 2014, this time with 4 new routes crossing through 16 countries:
West Africa: Lagos to Abidjan 27 Oct – 01 Nov. 2014 • Southern Africa: Harare to Cape Town 07 Nov. – 13 Nov. 2014
East Africa: Dar Es Salaam to Kigali 14 Nov. – 20 Nov. 2014
North Africa: Rabat to Tunis 18 Nov. – 22 Nov. 2014
During the journey, the participants – known as Ampioneers – will work together to conceive and launch start-ups and contribute to creating a community of entrepreneurial talent in Africa. The buses stop in different cities every day, allowing the Ampioneers to interact with local entrepreneurs and innovators. An event will be held in each country and there will be a partnership with a leading entrepreneurship conference in each region when the bus reaches its final destination.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 to Wednesday, February 5, 2014
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY - College of Engineering Design Art and Technology, Kampala
The SUCCEED Network consortium met up again in Kampala (Uganda) in order to conduct the 1st Project Workshop on ‘Energy Efficiency Campus Technologies and Tools Workshop’.
This first workshop falls under the Work package 1 INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING ACTIVITIES, and the main target group were University leaders and top managers who deal with energy efficiency matters on a daily basis.
During two days, participants received an in-depth perspective of current Analysis processes, Policies and Tools that are available for a better Energy Efficiency Campus development.
Monday, November 18, 2013 to Wednesday, November 20, 2013
University of Alicante
The SUCCEED Network kick off was held at the University of Alicante on the 18th of November 2013 together with another 5 EDULINK projects whose aim is to fulfil the overall objective of the EDULINK Programme, which is to foster capacity building and regional integration in the field of higher education through institutional networking.
Please, download a copy of the project facsheet produced by the Edulink Technical Assistance Unit.
About Succeed Network
The project “East African Higher Education Network on Sustainable and Energy Efficient Campus Development” (SUCCEED) is co-financed by the European Commission through the ACP Edulink programme.
SUCCEED aims to promote East Africa Universities university campuses as “living laboratories” for sustainability and energy efficiency. Specifically, the project will establish a sustainable campus development platform to foster collaborative learning and action for energy access and efficiency, with the idea of contributing to solve the problems described before. read more...