swissnex India and WE Hub sign agreement

Switzerland’s Science and Innovation outpost in India extends its partnership to WE Hub, a tech start-up exclusively for women: www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/we-hub-ties-up-with-swiss-body/article28127994.ece

2019 Call for African Entrepreneurs

Get your Seat to go to Switzerland! The Venturelab Advanced Workshop will take place from 25th to 27th October 2019 in Addis Ababa. The Swiss – Africa Business Innovation Initiative (SABII) aims to boost the entrepreneurial know-how and exposure of Sub-Saharan Africa graduate-student-entrepreneurs seeking growth opportunities by offering a unique program bringing entrepreneurs to innovation […]

SARECO supports the UN SDGs

SARECO supports the UN SDGs The SARECO Swiss – Sub-Saharan African program for research and innovation partnerships has been established within the framework of the Swiss government’s wish to build up and deepen partnerships with countries in the Global South and the wish of partners from the Global South to intensify work with research and […]

Dag Hammerskjöld Fund for Journalists: Call open for 2019

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists for its 2019 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 1, 2019. The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from mainly developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on […]

FORUM Alpbach scholarships

The Austrian FORUM ALPBACH www.alpbach.org/en/forum2019/scholarships/online-application/ invites young people of all academic disciplines to consider applying for the @forumalpbach 2019 edition. Debates on Liberty and Security will stand in the forefront. Travel funds are available for sub-Saharan African residents.

Kenyan Mobility Accelerator

Applications have opened for the Nairobi-based Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) startup accelerator, which will provide mobility startups with support worth US$20,000. The TUMI accelerator is an initiative of the Computing for Development Lab (C4DLab) at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, and will provide technical and financial support towards provision of transformative solutions to […]

Swiss – sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program

  Bring your science based startup to next level!   Maximise the potential of your booming startup with a fast-track Afro-Swiss acceleration program. If you are an entrepreneur or a startup from an Sub-Saharan African innovation hub in the field of Mobile health, Pharmacometrics, Innovative Financing or Digital Humanities then join the Swiss Sub-Saharan business development program. If you think […]

Africa research in Switzerland: Call for papers

1) Namibia Research Day (Basel, 5 October 2018) Further information: zasb.unibas.ch/call-namibia-research-day 2) Swiss Researching Africa Days (Bern, 26 – 27 October 2018) Further information: zasb.unibas.ch/call-swiss-researching-africa 3) Empire and globalisation(s). Circulations, exchanges and trans-imperial cooperation in Africa, 19th-20th centuries (Lausanne, 9 – 10 May 2019) Further information: zasb.unibas.ch/call-empire

African Union – EU Research Grants II

The African Union together with the European Union have launched the second Research Grants call in the thematic area of food nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). Focus is on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. All relevant documents can be found at this weblink: au.int/en/aurg/2018?utm_source=RUFORUM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=bde367ad7c-RUFORUM+Weekly+-+Vol.3+No.25&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcfbb8a0b-bde367ad7c-346988929&ct=t()&goal=0_1fcfbb8a0b-bde367a…? Deadline is imminent with 22nd of May 2018.