IST-Africa presents results during 2015 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, 08 - 11 October

Oct. 12, 2015, 9 a.m.

Paul Cunningham, IST-Africa / IIMC presented paper on "Assessment of Potential ICT-Related Collaboration and Innovation Capacity in East Africa" and session on co-design of mHealth4Afrika during GHTC 2015.

IST-Africa Keynote Address at ICT Pitso, Botswana, 25 - 26 August 2015

Aug. 31, 2015, 9 a.m.

Paul Cunningham presents plenary presentation on "Supporting an ICT Research and Innovation Culture" during ICT Pitso in Botswana.

IST-Africa presented results during IFIP 9.4 Conference

May 30, 2015, 10 a.m.

Paul Cunningham, IIMC, shared insight into research outputs from IST-Africa, with a particular focus on sharing insight into collaborative open innovation activities and capacity in East Africa during IFIP 9.4 Conference

IST-Africa 2015

May 30, 2015, 9 a.m.

Hosted by the Government of Malawi through the National Commission for Science and Technology, and Supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC), IST-Africa 2015 brought together over 400 participants from 40 countries to share knowledge and experiences over four days.

IST-Africa Living Labs Workshop, ICTer, 10 December 2014

Dec. 12, 2014, 9 a.m.

IIMC presented research results on Innovation Ecosystems in East Africa and facilitated an IST-Africa Living Lab Workshop during ICTer 2014 Conference.

IST-Africa Workshop focused on ICT-39 eChallenges e2014, 29 - 30 October '14

Oct. 30, 2014, 9 a.m.

IST-Africa organised a week of activities in Northern Ireland from 27 October, which culminated in a workshop focused on ICT-39 and African Research Capacity during the Scientific Programme of eChallenges e2014 on 29 and 30 October.

FI-PPP Phase 3 Accelerator Projects to launch Open Calls for SMEs & Web Entrepreneurs to develop applications

July 1, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Sixteen Accelerator Projects funded under Phase 3 of FI-PPP will commence open Calls for distribution of grants to develop applications from September 2014.

IIMC presented Living Labs in a Developing Country context during Tech4Dev 2014

June 6, 2014, 10:19 a.m.

The Tech4Dev 2014 Conference, which is the third International Conference on Technologies for Development takes place in Lausanne from 04 – 06 June, organised by the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV.

IST-Africa 2014 Conference Report

June 5, 2014, 10:17 a.m.

Hosted by the Government of Mauritius through the Ministry of Information Communication Technology and National Computer Board, Supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC), IST-Africa 2014 (06 – 09 May) was the ninth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences. IST-Africa 2014 was technically co-sponsored by IEEE Mauritius Subsection and IEEE UK & Ireland Social Implications of Technology Chapter.

AfDB publish first Human Capital Strategy (2014 - 2018)

May 29, 2014, 10:14 a.m.

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) first Human Capital Strategy (HCS) was approved by the Board of Executive Directors on 28 May 2014 in Tunis. This four-year strategy, which is focused on Skills and Technology, provides the operational framework for the Bank’s interventions in development in areas such as education, skills development, health, science, technology, innovation, social protection, safety nets and youth employment. The vision is to build skills and make the most efficient use of new technologies to improve competitiveness and create jobs.