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The Department of Informatics is a partner in this new education project for Africa incubated at UCT. It is a 3-year project which aims to develop an Enterprise Systems (ES) education platform. The project is co-financed by DEG (Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH) with public funds from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, together with SAP (AG). For more information visit the ESEFA web site.



The Department of Informatics is a partner in this European research project aiming to develop and test a new framework that uses cloud-based applications, innovative low-cost internet delivery mechanisms (delay tolerant networks and opportunistic communications) and affordable mobile technologies to unlock new mobile business opportunities, especially in rural villages. A consortium of European and South African partners builds upon the use case of mobile digital cinemas to run real life experiments demonstrating and evaluating the technological and economic viability of according innovations.

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Increasing innovation potential by European-African cooperation

innXchange is a capacity building project aimed at strengthening entrepreneurial training and encouraging entrepreneurial thinking through the development of partnerships between academic institutions and commercial research organizations from Africa and Europe. For more information visit the web site.


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