19th February 2023
The EU-Africa PerMed consortium had a second onsite consortium meeting in Cape Town (South Africa), on the 19th of February 203, hosted by the South African Medical Research Council -SAMRC. The members of the consortium had the opportunity to discuss about the evolution of the project, review the different work packages and plan the activities for the coming months.
The meeting took place when the project has just started its third year, and during the meeting the team had the opportunity to discuss about the timing for the next project activities (3rd, stakeholder workshop, 2nd summer school) and all the work to prepare the EU-Africa PerMed Action Plan.
The consortium finalized the preparation of two important event taking place in Cape Town following this meeting:
- The 2nd stakeholder workshop (20-21 Feb 2023), that will provide an opportunity to review and discuss with stakeholders the PM landscape in Africa from various regional outcomes., validate and refine areas of mutual interest between Africa and Europe and reflect on models of collaboration with the EU.
- The 1st. Summer School (22-23 Feb 2023) focused on “Standards in Personalised Medicine Research”
After the meeting, the consortium enjoyed a visit to SILVERMIST WINE FARM, where the tam enjoyed an organic wine testing followed by a drumming experience and a barbeque dinner.