Milestones of ANSOLE

  • The idea to create a network for solar energy was born during the International, Conference on conducting Materials ICOCOM (3-7.10 2010) in Sousse, Tunisia.

  • 04.11.2010: First constituting meeting in Sousse, Tunisia.

  • 04.02.2011: ANSOLE is officially launched in Linz, Austria.

  • 01.04.2011: First national ANSOLE meeting in Cameroon at the Ministry of Energy and Water.

  • 01.04.2011 : ANSOLE goes online as "" thanks to Pierre-Daniel Telep, Berlin Germany.

  • 20-21.04.2011: ANSOLE is presented at the CIEREE conference in Fes Morocco.

  • 18-20.5.2011: ANSOLE attends "Solar Energy for Science" Conference in Hamburg.

  • 24-25.5.2011: ANSOLE is presented at the 3rd Annual ICPC Nanonet Workshop in Saint Petersburg , Russia.

  • 01.07.2011: ANSOLE goes online as "" thanks to Narcisse Ngada, Hamburg Germany.

  • 11.09.2011: ANSOLE (Germany) e.V. has its constituting general assembly.

  • 28.10.2011: ANSOLE submit an application to become an ICTP network.

  • 04.11.2011: ANSOLE is an ICTP Network.

  • 26.01.2012: ANSOLE (Germany) e.V. is recognized as an NGO in Jena Germany.

  • 17-19. 02.2012: ANSOLE DAYS 2012 in Yaounde, Cameroon.

  • 05-07.05.2012: ANSOLE attends the IWCRECC-2012, in Madurai, India.

  • 28-29.05.2012: ANSOLE is presented at 2nd International Symposium of Chemistry, Organic Materials and Renewable Energies, in Tebessa, Algeria.

  • 17-19.09.2012: ANSOLE attends the SEPA-DESERTEC International Conference, Education and Capacity Building for Renewable Energies, in Giessen, Germany.

  • 11-12.10.2012: ANSOLE is presented at the 1st EPS Conference on "Physics for Development" in Brussels, Belgium.

  • 20-24.11.2012: ANSOLE attends the 5th International Conference on Appropriate Technology (ICAT) in Pretoria, South Africa.

  • 10-12.12.2012: ANSOLE is present at the EWACC (Energy, Water, Climate Change) Building Bridges, in Nicosia, Cyprus.

  • 05.01.2013: ANSOLE-ICTP Fellows´ Workshop (AIWF 2013), in Mohammedia, Morocco.

  • 01-30. 04.2013: ANSOLE Germany e.V. organises a photo exposition on the theme " Science and Art" at the Sparkasse in Jena, Germany. The exposition continues since May 2013 at the University hospital of Jena, Germany.

  • 13.04.2013: ANSOLE is presented at the 3rd RUAD-EURD Conference, in Berlin Germany.

  • 20-21.04.2013 : ANSOLE is presented at the Internationale Solarkochertagung in Altötting, Germany.

  • 25.05.2013. ANSOLE Germany e.V participates at the Deutscher Entwicklungstag (German Development Day) in Jena Germany.

  • 08.06. 2013: ANSOLE Germany e.V. participates at the " Jenaer Umwelttag (Jena environmental day) in Jena, Germany.

  • 07-08.05.2012: ANSOLE participates at the ICSU Regional Implementation Workshop on Sustainable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 09.05.2013: ANSOLE Mini-Symposium in Kenya (AMSK 2013), Nairobi, Kenya.

  • 17-19.08.2013: Solar Energy for World Peace Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • 16-17.10.2013: EU-Africa RECP Workshop on TVET for the RE Sector, Maputo Mozambique.

  • 04-08.11.2013: ICTP-ANSOLE-NANOAFNET Regional Workshop on Materials Science for Solar Energy Conversion, Cape Town, South Africa.

  • 23.11.2013. 3rd General Assembly of ANSOLE Germany e.V. in Jena Germany: ANSOLE Germany e.V. changes its name to "ANSOLE e.V." and a new constitution is adopted.

  • 07.02.2014: 2nd ANSOLE report meeting at ICTP in Trieste, Italy.

  • 19-20. 03.2014: ANSOLE is presented at the "Atelier International sur les Energies Renouvelables et Efficacité Energetique" in Fes, Morocco.

  • 21.03.2014: ANSOLE signs a scientific cooperation agreement with the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Rabat, Université Mohammed V-Agdal, Rabat , Morocco.

  • 07.04.2014: ANSOLE publishes ANSOLE NEWS Nr.1.

  • 12.04.2014: ANSOLE participates at the " Tag der offenen Tür" of the University of Applied Sciences in Jena, Germany, to support the new study program "Environmental Technology and Development".

  • 23-24.04.2014: ANSOLE attends the " Sub-Saharan Africa Solar Energy Conference 2014" in Accra, Ghana. ANSOLE Coordinator is chairman of the event.

  • 25-26.04. 2014: ANSOLE Regional Meeting in West Africa (ARMWA 2014), at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi Ghana.

  • 21.05.2014: Safae Aazou is the first ANEX fellow to defend her PhD thesis, at the University of El Jadida, Morocco. The Coordinator is member of defense jury.

  • 2-5.06.2014: ANSOLE is presented by Professor Teketel Yohannes at the "1st Regional Smart Villages Workshop" in Arusha, Tanzania.

  • 19-21.06.2014: ANSOLE participates at the German-African Campus in Berlin, Germany.

  • 09. 07.2014: ANSOLE signs cooperation agreement with fUNIKIN e.V. in Würzburg ,Germany.

  • 07.08.2014: ANSOLE News 2 is published.

  • 25.08.2014 : ANSOLE signs a MoU with Nelson Mandela African Institution for Science and Technology (NM-AIST) Arusha, in Arusha ,Tanzania.

  • 12-14.09.2014: ANSOLE is presented at the weekend seminar " Wer entwickelt wen und wohin?" organised by Karl KüFbel Stiftung für Kind und Familie, in Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 26-29.09.2014: ANSOLE together with ICTP has a stand at TriesteNext 2014 on the theme "Energy" (Solar cooker is the magnet of the event!), in Trieste, Italy.

  • 6-9.10. 2014: ANSOLE is invited at the 50th anniversary celebrations of ICTP in Trieste, Italy.

  • 10.11.2014: The ANSOLE coordinator presents ANSOLE and talks on "the role of nanotechnology in organic solar cells" to students from schools around Westlakes during the commemoration of the Unesco World Science Day organised by the Samuel Lindow Foundation at the Unversity of Central Lancashire (UCLan), in Westlakes, UK.

  • 15.11.2014: ANSOLE is presented in various forms (poster and "questions and answers" expert roundtable at "Think Smart-Go Global: German-African Cooperations in Science and Business" organized by Stiftung Partnerschaft mit Afrika e.V., in Rheinbach, Germany.

  • 18-19.11.2014: ANSOLE is represented at the Africa Mini Grids Summit in Nairobi Kenya.

  • 19-21. 11. 2014: ANSOLE is presented at the All African Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative (AANNI) organized by OPCW and the University of the Western Cape, in Western Cape, South Africa.

  • 22.11.2014: 4th general assembly of ANSOLE e.V. in Jena, Germany.

  • 21.12.2014: ANSOLE News 3 is published.

  • 5.03.2015: ANSOLE is present at the International ARE (Alliance for Rural Electrification) Energy Access Workshop in Madrid, Spain.

  • 13-15.04.2015: ANSOLE is presented to renewable energies Masters students at the National Advanced School of Public Works in Yaounde Cameroon.

  • 14.04.2015: ANSOLE and solar energy issues are discussed during the two live broadcasts of the Cameroon Radio and Televison (CRTV): CRTV morning Safari and CRTV m'accompagne.

  • 25-26.04.2015: ANSOLE is presented at "the 21st International Conference on Solar Cookers" in Altötting Germany.

  • 4-5.05.2015: ANSOLE co-organizes together with the University of Bordj Bou Arreridj, the "1st International Conference on Solar Energy (INCOSOLE 2015)" in Bordj Bou Arreridj, Algeria.

  • 23.05.2015: PhD defense of the ICTP-ANSOLE fellow Shaimaa Ali Mohamed at Benha University in Cairo, Egypt ( 2nd ANEX student defending her PhD).

  • 28-29.05.2015: ANSOLE is invited to attend the NMP-DELA workshop on Nano for Water and Energy in Curitiba, Brazil.

  • 13-18.07.2015: ANSOLE DAYS 2015 and VW-Foundation sponsored workshop on "Renewable Energies for Africa: Solar Energy and its Applications" in NM-AIST, Arusha, Tanzania.

Call for application on women in sciences. Details of the call and further information can be found: here

27 Feb -03 March 2017, 2iE Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: School 1 on" Sustainable Energetics for Africa"(

28- 29 March 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg South Africa: Power & Electricity World Africa. For details, please visit the event website

4-5 April 2017 Accra, Ghana: 3rd Annual Clean Energy West Africa, For details go to:

25-26 April 2017, Lagos, Nigeria: Solar Future Nigeria (

5-8 May 2017, Hammamet, Tunisia: ANSOLE DAYS 2017 (

8-11 May 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa: Mastering Renewables & Alternative Energies (

1-2 July 2017, USTHB Algiers, Algeria: ANSOLE International Interdisciplinary Conference on Materials for Energy (

28 July- 4 August 2017, PKFokam Institute of Excellence Yaounde Cameroon, Summer School 2 on "Sustainable Energetics for Africa" (

4-6.August 2017, University of Buea, Cameroon: 4th ANSOLE Meeting in Cameroon

25-27 September 2017, Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates: Intersolar Middle East (

23-25 October 2017, Palace of the Academies, Brussels, Belgium: Sustainable Energy for Africa. For details write to georges.m.vangoethem(at)

ANSOLE-ICTP fellowship programs: Submission of applications for "Sur-Place" (ANSUP) and Exchange (INEX and ANEX) Fellowship programs for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in renewable energies is open since January 2015. Go to "Fellowships" for further details.

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