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VicInAqua is a medium-scale focused research project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689427.
11 partners from 7 European and African countries aims at developing an integrated approach for water management by providing an integral, sustainable, innovative, cost effective and robust solution for water sanitation combined with the demand for clean water in aquaculture and irrigation in the Lake Victoria basin.
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Academic Student Exchange Programme

Our academic Student Exchange Programme enables 10 outstanding academic students from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to be trained on VicInAqua new technologies at European partner research institutions (HSKA, ITM-CNR, UNICAL) and follow the work of VicInAqua researchers there.

The programme includes the travel costs, the insurance, the hotel stay with breakfast and dinner (half-board) and the lunches in a restaurant.

 

HSKA University of Applied Sciences in Karlsruhe, Germany

Water treatment

When: 3 to 18 June 2018
Students chosen: Ms. Caroline Maina (PhD student, Kenya), Ms. Jane Njoki Mburu (PhD student, Kenya) and Mr. Mackenzie Sila (Bachelor student, Kenya)
Partner website
Call for applications (closed)

Renewable energy technologies

When: 3 to 18 June 2018
Students chosen: Mr. Kennedy Kibetu (Master student, Kenya) and Ms. Prossy Mary Namulindwa (Master student, Uganda)
Partner website
Call for applications (closed)

 

ITM-CNR Institute on Membrane Technology - National Research Council in Rende, Italy

Water treatment, Membrane Science

When: 7 to 20 May 2018
Students chosen: Mr. Fanuel Ligate (PhD student, Tanzania), Ms. Brenda Mndolwa (Master student, Tanzania) and Ms. Vane Ondiere (PhD student, Kenya)
Partner website
Call for applications (closed)

 

UNICAL Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, University of Calabria in Rende, Italy

Chemistry

When: 7 to 20 May 2018
Students chosen: Ms. Ruth Mbabazi (PhD student, Uganda) and Ms. Irene Atuko Otworot (Master student, Uganda)
Partner website
Call for applications (closed)