Strengthening education, research and innovation capacity in sustainable energy for economic development

Strengthening education, research and innovation capacity in sustainable energy for economic development

Kenya is endowed with renewable energy resources that would enable the transition to a greener economy. But low skills and inadequate research capacity in sustainable energy technologies has stalled efficient development of these energy resources.

prosjekt

About/Aims
Objective

The overall goal of this project is to enhance educational excellence in partner universities in Kenya and Norway through quality teaching, research and innovation to produce well qualified and competent postgraduates in sustainable energy and economics.  Specifically, the project aims to educate through mobility and quality postgraduate training to increase skills and competencies in the energy sector.

Important goals include:

  • Executing student mobility for MSc and PhD students
  • Executing staff mobility
  • Conducting guest lectures and student co-supervision at partner universities