Launch of VaRRIWA-funded projects in Senegal

The third party projects funded by VaRRIWA were officially launched this Thursday, July 21, 2022 in the AUF premises in Dakar, Senegal.

4 entities from Senegal have successfully benefited from the VaRRIWA Initiative grant in the framework of the valorization of research results and innovation for a global amount of more than 878,000 euros.

  • The Gaston Berger University of Saint Louis with the project “Valorisation des Médicaments Traditionnels Améliorés pour le traitement de l’hypertension artérielle au Sénégal” (VALMEDTRA)
  • The Institut Senegalais de Recherches Agricoles with a project to support the creation of a National Pole of Excellence to pool and accelerate the transfer of agricultural and agri-food research results in Senegal (APEX)
  • The Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique de DAKAR with the organization of a Forum on Innovative Materials and Sustainable Construction in West Africa (FORUM MICD-AO)
  • The Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) with a Training project on the Valorization of the results of innovation research and their economic exploitation in Senegal (PFVRIEES)

The press speaks about it :

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VaRRIWA is financed under the ACP Innovation Fund, a pillar of the OACPS Research and Innovation Programme, implemented by the OACPS Secretariat and funded by the European Union.