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Finance Research Projects By Call For Appeal And Equip The Laboratories Of Excellence Of The Region (Programme PARI)

Date : 14 Nov 2020 - 10 Dec 2020
Venue : ECOWAS Commission,
Town : ABUJA
Country : Nigeria


  1. Eng. Conditions for application En 2020 rev. Engl (2)f
  2. Eng-Formulaire de demande Subvention PARI Engl




The ECOWAS Research and Innovation Support Program (PARI) is a competitive program that aims to select the best projects submitted by researchers through calls for applications. It is included in the ECOWAS Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Action Plan (ECOPOST, Strategic Axis 2, Activities 2.1.4; Strategic Axis 3, Activities 3.2.1 to 3.2.3 and 3.1.13; Strategic Axis 7, Activities 7.1.2, 7.1.8; Strategic Axis 8, Activities 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5) and is in close alignment with the Community Strategic Framework. (CSC) 2016-2020 of the ECOWAS, the African Union Strategy on Science, Technology and Innovation (STISA), the African Union Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-30). This program is implemented to respond to the many challenges of the research sector (obsolescence and degradation of equipment and infrastructure, low production of researchers, development of regional research programs, etc.).




The PARI pursues the following specific objectives:


  • Financing research on a competitive basis of call for applications of research projects contributing to the fight against poverty and having an impact on the development of the region;
  • Promote the mobility of researchers through the development of regional projects;
  • Support research laboratories to strengthen their capacities (equipment and connectivity) and access to scientific information;
  • Build the capacity of young researchers to ensure the next generation of scientists of the research institutes within the region.

The PARI Program intends to focus on any current pandemics or epidemics that may occur in the region in the future. As such, research based on pharmacopoeia and innovations in services, processes, products and technologies should contribute to providing sustainable solutions to the populations of the region.


For the 2020 session, the disciplines are: Pharmacopoeia (Life and Earth Sciences) and CHEMISTRY (Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation).


Award Domain of research:


Earth and Life Sciences Basic Science, Technology and Innovation
Value 200,000 US $ 200,000 US $
Disciplines Session 2020 PHARMACOPOEIA






The projects must be submitted in sealed envelopes (one signed original and 3 copies + electronic copy of the file in a USB key) and clearly marked “Selection of the best projects within the framework of the Research and Innovation Support Program «PARI PROGRAM». The envelope SHALL also indicate the bidder’s name as well as the chosen Discipline (Pharmacopoeia OR Chemistry).

Expressions of interest SHALL be received at the address below no later than Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (GMT + 1) Nigeria time.


NB: projects must be submitted in the format of the PARI Session 2020 Application form.




The ECOWAS Tenders Reception Box remains located at the Procurement Division, Directorate of General Administration, 1st floor of the ECOWAS Commission, located at 101 Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Asokoro District, P.M.B. 401 Abuja Nigeria.


Interested Consortia can obtain further information at the address indicated below, during working days and hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (GMT +1):

ECOWAS Commission, General Administration Directorate, Procurement Division, No. 101, Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Asokoro District, P. M. B. 401 Abuja, Nigeria; or by e-mail by writing to the following e-mail addresses: , with a copy to ;  and ;


This call for expressions of interest can be viewed on the following website:



Commissioner General Administration & Conference


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