19Jun 2017

Stanford professor to give talk at the AAS

Stanford's Professor James M. Patell to give entrepreneurship talk at the AAS The African Academy of Sciences will on Thursday, June 29, 2017 host Professor James M. Patell from Stanford University. The Stanford academic is expected to give a talk on "Design for Extreme Affordability"  which, is also the...

31May 2017

Innovate for Life Fund

The Innovate for Life Fund Deadline for applications: 31st of July Selection process: August 2017 Accelerator programme: September – November 2017 The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. Health demands in Africa...

23Jan 2017

R10 million to support innovative health technologies in Africa

R10 million to support innovative health technologies in maternal and neonatal care across Africa 24 January 2017 | Cape Town  Prominent research and development agencies have formed an intra – African collaboration in an effort to fund, conduct and facilitate research projects that will effectively target the continent’s shared...

05Dec 2016

Precision Public Health in Africa

On 7 October 2016, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation held a roundtable on Precision Public Health in Africa. This session, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, brought together African researchers policy makers and funders...

30Nov 2016

Grant writing workshop held in Dakar, Senegal

Grand Challenges Africa in collaboration with Institut Pasteur held a grant writing workshop for researchers from francophone Africa in Dakar, Senegal from 21-23 November 2016. The event, organised in partnership with the Institut Pasteur in Dakar, the Institut Pasteur and the International Network of Pasteur Institutes, brought together 15 participants...

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