SASBI Regional Meeting #1

Sustainable use of solar-powered drinking water treatment systems – examples for interaction among students in Africa and Switzerland.  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, […]

SASBI Directors’ Innovation Round Table

Cooperation between Switzerland and Africa continues into 2021 – 24. On 30th of June, the Directors’ Roundtable on Innovation will kick-start this new phase by bringing together stakeholders from Tech Transfer and Innovation Offices. Under the name of SASBI, the Swiss African Science and Business Innovators Program, joint activities will be launched and a greater […]

2021 SABII and SSABDP Webinar Series

Participating in these webinars shall assist start-ups in bridging their current status of company development and link up to their start-ups’ ecosystems. Participation is restricted to alumni of the Swiss – African Business and Innovation Initiative SABII or the Swiss – South African Business Development Program SSABDP. Registration invitations will be sent directly via mail. […]

European Forum Alpbach 23/Aug – 3/Sep/2020

The European Forum Alpbach, is the place to be known to draw new hope for everyone fighting for a more unified Europe, a sustainable way of life and strong democracies globally. This year however, the Forum had to reinvent itself and brilliantly mastered this challenge by creating its very first digital conference. In a 12-day […]

2020 Webinar: Covid Support

Support for Swiss and African Science-based Start-Ups in Times of COVID-19 Date and Time Tue, 16th June 2020, 14:00-14:30 CEST The Swiss – African Business Development and Research Cooperation (SARECO) launchex its first webinar on Tue 16th of June. With the focus on COVID-19 Alfredo Cuanda from Idéario Hub and Jordi Montserrat from Venturelab addressed the challenges that science-based entrepreneurs are […]

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 […]

Museum Partnerships: Unexplored ways of working together in Africa, Europe and beyond

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 7 – 8:30pm For the past decades, museum partnerships between Africa and Europe were based on the transfer of knowledge and practices – with more or less success. In this era of globalization, in which communities are fighting to preserve their identities, there is a need to develop innovative partnerships that […]

Voices of the Global South – UNESCO Conference at EPFL Lausanne, 27-29 June 2018

Are you interested in the development of innovative technology solutions to advance inclusive social and economic development in the Global South? The Second call for Papers (Extended Abstracts) for the 5th International Conference of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development has been officially launched. Tech4Dev 2018, gives you an opportunity to: Ø  Present your research at a unique multidisciplinary Conference […]