The conference aims to achieve the following goals:

  1. Inviting Ethiopian government representatives and university presidents to present the state of the current international collaboration and how they establish their international collaborations.  
  2. Inviting speakers from the EU Horizon program or associated organizations to present possible EU-AU collaboration possibilities and how Ethiopian universities can benefit from them.
  3. Inviting key researchers from Ethiopia to present on key research areas, how collaboration can be encouraged, and how unhelpful competitions can be avoided.
  4. Inviting speakers from European research institutions and those who represent regional initiatives to present their potential collaboration offerings and collaboration avenues. 
  5. Promoting open the Ethiopian higher education, research, and knowledge area. 
  6. Building on the existing university research programs, higher education and knowledge capacity of research chairs, centers of excellence, flagships, and niche area developments.
  7. Fostering the conditions that facilitate the creation of innovative curricula, mobility of staff, mobility of students, and trainings by opening the free movement of knowledge, research, and higher education among all Ethiopian universities.
  8. Promoting the idea of “do research with actions, and take actions with research”, and rate their achievement level with Research Excellence Framework in order to make Ethiopian universities world class research institutions. 
  9. Making and enable the Ethiopian future with education, research, knowledge, imagination, creativity, invention, entrepreneurship, and innovation by focusing on problem, project, work and action based and integrated learning, outcome, output and impact.
  10. Promoting a Knowledge Exchange Framework Rating scheme for Ethiopian universities in order to recognize excellent research and knowledge output with research awards and rewards; encourage collaborative researchers to achieve higher ratings in the Knowledge Exchange Framework.
  11. Promote indigenous knowledge inclusion to sustain research excellence in all Ethiopian universities by valuing the rich Ethiopian  knowledge heritage.
  12. Designing research excellence to enhance innovative entrepreneurial skills by linking universities with industry and communities, to facilitate the emergence of high performing and transformative institutions with R & D, technologies, and incentives to create a research and talent infrastructure.
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