Innovation

Q&A: Calestous Juma and African innovation

February 15, 2011 at 13:13

Harvard globalisation professor Calestous Juma talks to SciDev.Net about how to get Africa’s wealth of innovation making an impact Calestous Juma, director of the Science, Technology and Globalization Project at […]

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New CEO for The Innovation Hub: Press Release

February 1, 2011 at 13:50

The Board of Blue IQ and The Innovation Hub are pleased to announce the appointment of McLean Sibanda as Chief Executive Officer of The Innovation Hub, Africa’s first internationally accredited […]

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Africa: Science & Tech news in brief 13-26 Jan 2011

January 27, 2011 at 18:01

Below is a round up of Science & Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 13–26 January 2011 Malaria vaccine candidate shows promise The GlaxoSmithKline malaria vaccine, known […]

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Silicon Valley firm to invest in East African ICT talent

January 19, 2011 at 18:04

In the spirit of spreading the success of Silicon Valley to the world, executives of a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley were recently in the region scouting for […]

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AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

January 18, 2011 at 17:28

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining the levels of both public and […]

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Africa’s informal economy can boost innovation

January 18, 2011 at 14:42

To make an impact, science and technology must embrace Africa’s informal system of making and trading, argues Steve Daniels. For half a century, science and technology (S&T) have promised to bring […]

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Nigeria: Social Innovation Camp opens

January 14, 2011 at 18:18

The first ever camp for people with mind blowing ideas in Nigeria using the mobile or web technology will be opening in Lagos on Thursday. The Social Innovation Camp which […]

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Nigeria: Inventor seeks govt support for amphibious cars

January 10, 2011 at 12:52

Nigeria – A 39-year-old inventor, Mr. Durojaye Obasanjo, who invented an Air-amphibian Jet, has called on the federal government to take advantage of specially talented people that abound in Nigeria […]

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Africa’s inventors to get a leg up

January 8, 2011 at 17:22

Africa’s innovations have mainly centred on technology, a trend that has driven economic growth in economies such as Kenya and Nigeria. Kenya’s growth this year has for example been anchored […]

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Novell celebrates year of innovation with record number of new products

January 5, 2011 at 11:27

PRESS RELEASE One year after announcing its intentions to lead in the rapidly growing market for intelligent workload management, Novell has shipped more than 12 new products, signed more than […]

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