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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, one of the five countries present in this group (Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa) will present challenges and good practices and open up the discussion for joint reflection and comment.

Date

Wed 15th September 2021 / 13:00 – 14:00 CEST

Speaker

Prof. Christof Biba
Professor for Electric Solar Technology and Head of the Photovoltaics System Technology at SPF, the Institute for Solar Technology in Rapperswil, Eastern Switzerland (Canton of St. Gallen)
https://eeublog.hsr.ch/dozentenportrait-prof-christof-biba

Moderator

Dr. Norah Clarke
Program Director of EDHE, the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education at Universities South Africa
https://edhe.co.za/edhe-lekgotla-2021/

 

Agenda

13:00 – 13:05 Introduction to SASBI Regional Knowledge Group Meetings (Erich Thaler)
13:05 – 13:35 Presentation Prof. Christof Biba:
Sustainable use of solar-powered drinking water treatment systems – examples for interaction among students in Africa and Switzerland.
This presentation will focus on the interaction among students and the opportunities that arise out of these interactions for later employment, including the creation of start-ups. Focus countries will be Liberia and South Africa.
13:35 – 13:45 Discussion moderated by Dr. Norah Clarke
13:45 – 13:58 Discussion open to the plenary
13:58 – 14:00 Summarizing and Words of Good-Bye (E. Thaler)

 


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