The Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition aims to secure several innovative ideas, processes, technologies and products, which will then be incubated and developed for commercial application, and will run until the end of September this year, says development support organisation Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) COO Mkhululi Mazibuko. The competition aims to gather...

When we talk about innovation in many cases, the reference is made to creating innovative products. In the interview below, Robinson Esalimba, founder...

This morning the program’s first gathering of its constituent scientific projects started in Addis Ababa. The three-day event was opened by Theresa Sengooba...

What makes a company innovative? Innovation is nothing more than a tool that enables companies to achieve unique, strategic goals. It should not simply...

Kampala, 11 August 2012 (ECA) – Two female students from Kyambogo University and Makerere University scooped the Award for the Most Innovative Concept based on their proposed “Blood Grouping Strip” concept. Ms Bagayana Shiellah and Achem Rose conceived and developed the concept during the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa supported Innovators Summer...

Innovative start-ups, not start-ups in general, seem to be important drivers of economic growth. However, little is known about what such firms look like. As activities of start-ups are strongly related to firm founders, we investigate this question focusing on the innovation capability of firm founders. We find that the combination of different founder characteristics...

Publishers note (FSG): Every Leader should read this! Nowadays, almost every company claims to be innovative, if only to attract top talent, please investors, and strengthen its brand. Some companies are innovative, but many are not. If you are going to lead or be a part of a new initiative, how can you tell if your organization is really committed to supporting that effort?...