This year hosted alongside the AIT-SASBI Conference 2023 an international experience united in the theme; Social and tech-driven for impact. The EDHE Kick-off and AIT-SASBI Spring Conference 2023 will offer In-person and Virtual attendance.
#Innovation4Impact #EDHE #EDHEKickoff2023
20 – 23 February 2023
09:00 am – 17:00pm
Johannesburg Southern Sun OR Tambo
A rich international learning experience for EDHE members, along with peers from Switzerland, Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana.
Keynote Speaker on Wednesday morning, 22nd February 2023
Prof. Edwin C. Constable University of Basel Professor of Chemistry
Former Vice-President Research, University of Basel Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (corrFRSE) Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Chemist President of Euresearch President of the Committee for Research Integrity, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
Keynote Speaker Thursday morning, 23rd February 2023
Dr Victoria Galán-Muros Chief Research and Analysis
UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education
CEO and Cofounder of the Thinktank Innovative Futures Institute
Keynote Speaker, Thursday afternoon, 23rd February 2023
Mr York Zucchi Founder of The StartUp Tribe
Chairperson of the Investment Committee at The Innovation Hub
Chairperson for the Centre for Unconventional Entrepreneurship
Mr York Zucchi is passionate about leaving the world in a better state than we found it and is involved in several global initiatives including The StartUp Tribe whose mission is to help 50 million people start and grow their businesses. He also loves sharing knowledge and has done over 500 lectures, workshops, and webinars worldwide (especially around his two areas of expertise: entrepreneurship and access to markets).
AIT-SASBI – Academy-Industry Training: Swiss and African Science and Business Innovators Program
In the framework of this program the cooperation between Switzerland and Africa continues into 2021 – 24.
On the 30th of June, the Directors’ Roundtable on Innovation kick-started this new phase by bringing together stakeholders from Tech Transfer and Innovation Offices. Under the name of AIT-SASBI, the Academia-Industry Training: Swiss and African Science and Business Innovators Program, joint activities are launched and a greater understanding is targeted of each other’s know-how transfer ecosystem. This program is part of the Swiss-African Academia-Industry Training (Sensitization Phase) financed by the Swiss Ministry for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI).