The Latest in African Research & Innovation

Project is launched to increase exposure for Africa’s innovators and researchers.
Rapid prototyping at the Central University of Technology
MedAdd provides a groundbreaking solution through localized 3D printing of medical devices.
The Iroko 3D printer with construction workers surrounding it
2024 could see a revolution in Africa’s construction industry, while sectors like healthcare and aerospace continue to evolve in Africa
Despite Morocco's rich phosphate deposits, many African soils remain undernourished, affecting crop yields.
Zimbabwe is moving towards a knowledge-driven and innovation-led economy.
The flagship projects of the Egypt-Japan University of Technology are shaping the sustainable development of the Middle East and Africa.
"Innovation, for me, is not only thinking outside the box but also applying ideas to change and impact the community
Namibia is set to take an exciting leap forward as the country invests in the development of emerging sectors.
The University of Ghana has implemented an innovation policy to shape the future of key sectors in West Africa.
Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) is transitioning to Universal Technology and Management University to reflect its global mission.
Prof Wim de Villiers
Stellenbosch University VC: "How do we build social cohesion moving forward?"
Uganda Martyr's University vice-chancellor calls for global collaboration in developing STEM focused graduated and entrepreneurs.
The University of Kigali is building Rwanda's innovation-led green university.
"We must create tailor-made solutions for us that insulate us from concepts like ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, where people from this side
"Botswana's younger generation are breaking barriers to new knowledge, innovative technologies, and markets"
Dr Thulani Dlamini
South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CEO outlines plans for the commercialisation of research in sectors from vaccine
"I definitely think we can have significant impacts on the country's future. In the past, research was very discipline-specific, but
Addressing food security, water scarcity, and climate change is crucial for Namibia and the region.
Prof Laban Ayiro holding a microphone while giving a speech
The five-year plan to transform Kenya's Daystar University into a regional hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Sol Plaatje Univerisity VC: South Africa has tremendous human capital, and universities uplift the nation during difficult times.
Rapid prototyping at the Central University of Technology
MedAdd provides a groundbreaking solution through localized 3D printing of medical devices.
The University of Johannesburg's key projects build confidence in its ability to drive the agenda of 4IR and AI in
3D printer outdoors at the University of Johannesburg
3D printing reduces waste. The construction industry produces over 30% of the world’s waste and is responsible for more than 40%
Project is launched to increase exposure for Africa’s innovators and researchers.
Innovative solutions are being found to Africa’s farming challenges.
The Iroko 3D printer with construction workers surrounding it
2024 could see a revolution in Africa’s construction industry, while sectors like healthcare and aerospace continue to evolve in Africa
Despite Morocco's rich phosphate deposits, many African soils remain undernourished, affecting crop yields.
"We are arguably one of the world’s top universities regarding impact. We have created an impact by teaching deep human
Inside the research hub looking to solve real world challenges facing Africa and the Middle East.
African nanotechnology
"We feel strongly that science and innovation can address our challenges"
The research will assess how organisms can sustain life in space's harsh conditions.
Fulufhelo Nelwamondo National Research Foundation
National Research Foundation CEO issues a call to action to create South Africa's industries of the future.
Vaccine research
The Covid-19 pandemic's unequal vaccine access has spurred South Africa to bridge the gap in African vaccine development.