Business incubation a means for effective business development

BioInnovate Africa Programme organised a Business Incubation Model Development Workshop from 26 – 28 February, 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was for the BioInnovate Africa Programme Category 2 business incubation project teams, to strengthen their capacity for professional business incubation as one of the routes to commercialize their innovative biological-based technologies and/or products. The project teams participated in developing a model BioInnovate Africa professional business incubation framework that will guide the business development process for their projects.

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.

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. The symposium is an opportunity for BioInnovate supported innovative project teams – who will be selected through an ongoing competitive call process – to interact with other regional actors and identify areas where synergies can be built along the various value chains. The symposium will be held in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme, “inclusive growth through sustainable bioinnovations”. Participation…

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: Youth employment: supply-and demand-side constraints and related policy options Gender and women’s economic empowerment Entrepreneurship and financial inclusion Productive…