Bahne Stechmann, Scientific Officer, of EU-OPENSCREEN gave a talk on EU-OPENSCREEN´s strategy to raise awareness on European research infrastructures and attract users globally. Bahne explained especially the outreach strategy for Africa. EU-OPENSCREEN is partner in the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructure Visibility project (RI VIS) and plans an ‘Africa Europe Symposium’ to be held in Cape Town in March 2020. This symposium will bring together African technology platforms, European RIs, funders, philanthropic organisations and researchers. It will be chaired by Prof. Trevor Sewell, Director of Imaging and Analysis, from the University of Cape Town.