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ASAIF 2018 Brings Inclusive Innovations to The Fore
ASAIF 2018 Brings Inclusive Innovations to The Fore
01 Oct 2018
The Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum (ASAIF) is aimed at being a regional platform to facilitate knowledge, networking and learning, the 2018 ASAIF was held under the theme “Inclusive Innovations” and attracted thought leaders, industry experts, startups, and public and private sector representatives from across SAIS stakeholders.
Solving Problems in Innovative Ways: An Entrepreneur’s Mission
Solving Problems in Innovative Ways: An Entrepreneur’s Mission
28 Sep 2018
It has been a very busy year for the young Kaveto Tjatjara, founder of Worldview Technologies a social enterprise that is working on providing innovative solutions for sanitation problems in Namibia.
Journey of An Idea From A Garage
Journey of An Idea From A Garage
28 Sep 2018
One year down the line, we catch up with Phillip Sellwe, of Bayon Holdings, who is the brain behind the invention of a Pollution Free Power Generator.
Why Open Innovation and Why Crowd Sourcing?
Why Open Innovation and Why Crowd Sourcing?
26 Sep 2018
SAIS 2 aims to be a platform connecting innovation ecosystems and harnessing the power of open knowledge-sharing among organizations supporting entrepreneurship in Southern Africa.
Meet the Regional Network of Doers
Meet the Regional Network of Doers
19 Sep 2018
Connected Hubs is a network of Southern African innovation support organisations from Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, the broader SADC region and beyond. With linkages to international innovation ecosystems and a shared goal to enable and facilitate the development of early stage entrepreneurs, the network has embarked upon a journey to collaborate to share best practises.
Promoting Trans Border Innovation Support
Promoting Trans Border Innovation Support
02 Aug 2018
Innovation is increasingly recognised as a key driver socio-economic development and countries across the globe have or are developing specific innovation policies that span international, regional and national borders.
Botswana Innovation Hub at Namibian Start Up Festival
Botswana Innovation Hub at Namibian Start Up Festival
02 Jul 2018
The Botswana Innovation Hub,’s (BIH) First Steps Venture Technology Incubator (FSVC) traveled to Windhoek, for the Namibian Start-Up Festival on the invitation of the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) & FabLab Namibia
SAIS & Slush Partnership Boosts Entrepreneurship Internationally
SAIS & Slush Partnership Boosts Entrepreneurship Internationally
07 Jun 2018
SAIS in partnership with Slush will be working on bridging Southern African and Finnish ecosystems.
Nominate speakers for Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum 2018
Nominate speakers for Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum 2018
24 May 2018
SAIS and Connected Hubs is excited to host a dynamic event at the SA Innovation Summit on 12 September 2018 - save the date!
Connected Hubs: A Network of Doers
Connected Hubs: A Network of Doers
09 May 2018
organisations, five Southern African countries. What could happen if true collaboration existed across borders?