Sci-GaIA (Energising Scientific Endeavour through Science Gateways and e-Infrastructures in Africa) aims to support National Research and Education Networks, Communities of Practice and Universities in Africa to develop Science Gateways and other e-Infrastructures services. Sci-GaIA will work with new and emerging Communities of Practice to develop these exciting technologies, strengthen e-Infrastructure service provision, especially in terms of open access linked data, and deliver training and dissemination workshops. www.sci-gaia.eu
TANDEM (TransAfrican Network Development) will create favourable conditions for WACREN (West and Central African Research and Education Network), enabling it to draw maximum benefit from the forthcoming AfricaConnect2 project and ensuring WACREN's integration into the global Research and Education networking community and its long-term sustainability. www.tandem-wacren.eu.
MAGIC (Middleware for collaborative Applications and Global vIrtual Communities) follows the success of the ELCIRA project. Led by RedCLARA, and with partners in Latin America, the Caribbean, West and Central Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, Central Asia and Asia-Pacific, MAGIC will focus on expanding the global reach of eduroam and identity infrastructures for the academic world, establishing middleware to enable NRENs around the world to share services and real-time applications for international and inter-continental research groups via a common marketplace, and supporting Global Science Communities. www.magic-project.eu