Landell Mills International has been shortlisted for the ACP-EU Programme to strengthen Research and Innovation capacity in ACP countries. The Technical Assistance Unit will have four team members and be based in Brussels. The project is expected to start in February 2020 with a duration of five years.
The programme is aiming at unlocking the inclusive innovation potential of ACP countries and support their transition into knowledge-based economies. This will be done through 3 interlinked components:
The ACP Research and Innovation Policy Support Facility;
The ACP Innovation Pilots Fund; and
The ACP Research and Innovation Hub.
The Technical Assistance Unit, will support with the implementation of the programme, more specifically with:
- Administrative, financial and technical management of the programme and related grant contracts;
- Establishment and Operationalisation of the ACP Research and Innovation Hub;
- Communication and Visibility Strategy;
- Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.