New funding for research cooperation with South Africa


ArinzeSouth Africa – Norway, Research co-operation on Climate Change, the Environment and Clean Energy (SANCOOP)

GenØk and the University of Fort Hare in South Africa has received funding for a joint research project. GenØk is represented by Dr. Arinze Okoli in this project titled “Development of efficient bioflocculants by exploring the microbial diversity of South African Eastern Cape Province for Novel Bioflocculants”.

The goal of the SANCOOP-programme is to establish the basis for long-term research co-operation between Norway and South Africa through the funding of joint research projects.17 new projects have been selected for support from among 52 proposals submitted to the National Research Foundation in South Africa and the Research Council of Norway.

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