About us

Finland-Africa Platform for Innovation (SDG 9) – FAPI is a network advancing multidisciplinary, innovative collaboration between higher education institutions and other actors in Finland and in Africa. Logo of Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland

FAPI is one of the global networks supported by the Ministry for Education and Culture of  Finland under its Internationalisation Programme 2021-2024.

Four of these networks are working with Africa to facilitate joint research, education and innovation collaboration between Finnish higher education institutions and African partners. Operating in close collaboration, they are contributing to the implementation of Finland’s Africa Strategy and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.



Focus SDG

Further information

Finland-Africa Platform for Innovations (SDG 9)

Southern African and Finnish Higher Education Institutions’ Network for Health and Well-Being

Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning

EDUCase Platform