Lagos Conference 2024

AIT Swiss – Africa Annual Conference Lagos 2024   SWISS–AFRICA ACADEMIA–INDUSTRY TRAINING Theme: “Challenges of Growth” Date: 28 and 29 February 2024 – Registration Hosts: University of Lagos (UniLag) / University of Ibadan (UI) / University of Basel: International Office Main Venue: Campus UniLAG, University of Lagos, University Road Lagos Mainland Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria […]

AIT-SASBI Spring Conference 2023

AIT-SASBI Conference Social and Tech-Driven Innovation for Impact Date: 2023, February, 22nd – 23rd Host: EDHE – Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education Venue: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa   The Winning Startups Qualified for a Residency Stay in Switzerland Aftermovie Outcome The AIT-SASBI Conference 2023 was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from February 20-23, 2023. The […]

Kigali Workshop 2022

AIT Switzerland – Africa SASBI – Swiss and African Science and Business Innovators The SASBI Knowledge group met in Kigali 2022 to discuss mechanisms of entrepreneurship building and promotion of science-based start up activities. Directors and managers of entrepreneurship and innovation centers at universities of the SASBI program countries (South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, […]

SASBI Knowledge Group Meeting #2

Looking Outside Academia – The challenge of convincing the market This event is part of: SASBI – Swiss African Science and Business Innovators Program The SASBI Regional Knowledge Group Meetings serve to intensify dialogue among stakeholders of the tech transfer and start-up promotion ecosystem. Every six weeks, one of the five countries present in this group (Rwanda, […]

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:

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 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.