Africa / Innovation Systems / Research

African Science, Technology and Innovation Endowment Fund to be launched

One of the main recommendations of the Science with Africa conference was to seek way of establishing a fund to promote science, technology and innovation. In order to meet this recommendation, the UNECA is launching the African Science, Technology and Innovation Endowment Fund (ASTIEF).

The Fund is designed to stimulate research commercialization in public-private partnership by tapping the growing pool of hardworking and successful entrepreneurs in Africa that understand and are willing to promote innovation.

Read more … (UNECA)

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