Cooperation Lounge Bavaria-Africa – Research and Innovation for Global Climate Action, online

Time: 23-24 November 2022

Place: Online

Cost: Free of charge

Deadline for registration: 18 November 2022

Contact person: Mari Kivinen,

23.11.2022 - 24.11.2022

In the aftermath of the UN Climate Change Conference COP27, this online event will gather mainly African and Bavarian, but also European and international stakeholders from academia, industry, and the public sector who wish to cooperate on solutions for tackling the global climate crisis – with a specific focus on international research and innovation projects.

On top of interesting plenary and breakout sessions, the event will offer an online platform for 1:1 matchmaking meetings – an excellent opportunity to establish contacts and initiate projects.

Thematic focus

  • climate adaptation and mitigation
  • water and wetlands
  • food security and safety
  • health and environment
  • renewable energies and hydrogen
  • circularity and digitization
  • earth observation and data
  • start-ups and entrepreneurship
  • research integrity and gender
  • youth and global climate action

Why you should participate?

  • Attend informative and interactive thematic breakout sessions.
  • Find new international partners for future cooperations, especially in research & innovation for global climate action.
  • Extend your network by organising 1:1 meetings with international scientists and industry experts.
  • Enhance the visibility of your institution towards Bavarian, African and international stakeholders in research & innovation.
  • Learn about European funding opportunities for R&I projects in cooperation with African stakeholders, as well as about their national and regional implementation.

How to participate

Please register here for this event.


Participation is free of charge. Registration including the completion of a profile on the matchmaking platform is mandatory.


Registration closes on 18 November 2022.

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