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Renewable Energy Workshop in Kigali

Date: 

Monday, November 3, 2014 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Venue: 

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.

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AMPION venture bus journeys into Africa

Date: 

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.

Double training workshop in Mombasa

Date: 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 to Friday, June 20, 2014

Venue: 

Moi University, Mombasa Campus

The 2nd training workshop of SUCCEED Network project took place at Moi University (Mombasa Campus, Kenya)

This project meeting comprised two training activities and a coordination meeting:

  • a workshop on Methodology and Programme Design
  • a workshop on fundraising strategies for the Energy Efficiency Units
  • a coordination meeting in order to plan the next project steps.

During four days the project participants achieved the following results:

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1st Workshop on EE Technologies and Tools

Date: 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 to Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Venue: 

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.

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Succeed Network KICK OFF MEETING & STUDY VISIT

Date: 

Monday, November 18, 2013 to Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Venue: 

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.

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