Winners of BioInnovate Africa grants announced

Eleven research teams from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania have received grants  totalling US$ 6 million, to enable them turn their innovative ideas and technologies, based on biological sciences, into viable businesses.

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BioInnovate Africa phase II launched

BioInnovate Africa Programme, one of Africa’s largest regional innovation-driven science initiative, officially marked entry into its second phase with three key highlights: increased funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida); call for a new round of proposals from eastern Africa scientists and innovators, and enhanced steps towards the creation of a bioeconomy strategy for the region.

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Second call for concept notes for sustainable bioinnovations towards value addition and agro/bioprocessing for smallholder farmers and communities in eastern Africa

BioInnovate Africa Programme Phase II

Second call for concept notes for sustainable bioinnovations towards value addition and agro/bioprocessing for smallholder farmers and communities in eastern Africa

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BioInnovate Africa to hold a Regional Bioeconomy Symposium

On 2 November 2017, the BioInnovate Africa Programme based at icipe, will hold a regional bioeconomy symposium to kick start the implementation of its project activities for the period 2017 – 2021.  More

The Partnership for Economic Policy Call for Project Proposals

The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) has launched a new call for project proposals on the theme of “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment – PAGE-II” in developing countries. The call focuses on the following priority issues:

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Nairobi, 4th April 2017: BioInnovate Africa at the ‘capacity to innovate’ workshop in Nairobi, Kenya

As countries seek ways of adding value to primary products, improve firms’ competitiveness, create jobs and explore new market opportunities, universities and research institutes have become the spotlight particularly as generators of knowledge that sparks innovation. More

University of Cambridge (UK) innovators visit BioInnovate Africa offices

Nairobi, 9th March 2017—An early stage innovator and scientists from the University of Cambridge, UK and the BecA-ILRI Hub in Nairobi visited BioInnovate Africa Offices at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya.

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First open call for concept notes for creating value for smallholder farming communities through sustainable bioinnovations

BioInnovate Africa Programme Phase II

First open call for concept notes for creating value for smallholder farming communities through sustainable bioinnovations

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED!

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