BioInnovate Africa Programme, based at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), supports scientists to link biobased technologies to business and the market. With nearly 40 private companies and more than 50 universities and research institutes involved, BioInnovate Africa is so far, the largest regional innovation-driven bioeconomy platform in Sub Saharan Africa. Private companies co-develop products together with their university or research institute counterparts, and thus become an important route to commercialized biological based research ideas and inventions. (more…)
The Biobusiness Acceleration Boot camp was recently held in Kenya. Twenty five participants, representing BioInnovate partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda attended the three-day intensive workshop held in Kenya.
BioInnovate Africa Programme represented at the Global Bioeconomy Summit
The Global Bioecononomy Summit 2018 (GBS2018), a high-level event for policy discussion and networking organized by the German Bioeconomy Council, to discuss the latest developments and challenges in the global bioeconomy was held in April 2018, in Berlin, Germany.