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The Research and Innovation Systems for Africa (RISA) Fund is a multi-country project, funded by the UK, through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to support research and innovation systems strengthening in Africa.

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@TheRISAFund - 20 Jul
Don't forget! Deadline for our exciting #fundingopportunity is July 31, 2022! Find additional details about the application process here: https://t.co/5EoXopZ9AZ https://t.co/nJrdSgqYJd
@TheRISAFund - 12 Jul
RT @IMCWorldwide: The baseline report highlights the need for a whole-of-government approach for policies, key challenges faced by innovato…
@TheRISAFund - 11 Jul
Funding opportunity! The RISA Fund is calling for proposals from #researchinsitutions #universities and #thinktanks implementing research and innovation projects within ecosystems in #Kenya #Ghana #Nigeria # Ethiopia and #SouthAfrica Apply here: https://t.co/z3PstwQcNt
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
RT @jordankyongo: The 🇬🇧 funded @TheRISAFund open call has been launched. If you are working in #research & #innovation in Ghana, Nigeria,…
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@StrathmoreUniversity through the Open PHENCES project developed and disseminated the ‘popular version’ public-private collaborations (PPC) document simplifying the Health PPC Framework for Kenya through @TheRISAFund #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinKenya @FCDOResearch @UKinGhana https://t.co/7gidFBVcCq
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@TheRISAFund enabled the development of two digital platforms for sharing information and linking investors with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana @mpactinvestingGhana #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinGhana @UKinKenya @UKinNigeria @ukinsouthafrica @UKinEthiopia https://t.co/7AGAs3g49W
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@iSpaceGh recruited, trained, and mentored 22 hubs through #TheRISAFund and supported them to execute projects that revolves around women, people living with disabilities (PWDs), and vulnerable and marginalized groups. @iSpaceFoundation #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/wyxjDk8EUZ
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
The RISA Fund has launched acallforproposals for organizations in #Ghana #kenya #nigeria #rwanda #southafrica #ethiopia working to strengthen the research and innovation ecosystems. The eventwas attendedby the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Her Excellency Harriet Thompson. https://t.co/G3y1RHnyg8
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@Kenyatta University and @KeNIAUpdates developed a training curriculum to train researchers about the impact and value of moving their ideas and technologies from university labs and into the commercial world through a grant from @TheRISaFund #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/9dzJyuYGDT
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@IntiniResearch through @TheRISAFund developed a cooperation framework addressing technology transfer between South Africa and Kenya for smallholder farmers to address the problems of food and nutrition insecurity #RISAGhanaLaunch @ukinsouthafrica @UKinKenya https://t.co/1kd22pXSW1
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@TheRISAFund enables #African institutions including #universities and #think-tanks to access the knowledge, partners, investors, and markets they need to generate #actionableresearch #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinEthiopia @UKinGhana @UKinKenya @ukinsouthafrica https://t.co/8Rb0xs2PDT
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
A second round of funding has been announced by @TheRISAFund calling for proposals to tackle the biggest issues facing the continent. #RISAGhanaLaunch #Ghana, #Kenya, #Nigeria, #Rwanda, #SouthAfrica, and #Ethiopia @UKinEthiopia @UKinGhana https://t.co/fPPWX8WBuy
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@AdamSmithInternational supported by the RISA Fund formed the first coalition of stakeholders in the fabrication and processing industry and bridged the gap between great ideas and impactful application, reaching about 800 stakeholders in #Nigeria #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/eRDphAaVCC
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
We @HeritorLabs are excited about the potential of instigating and supporting “innovation trust corridors” between #Ghana and the rest of the world, starting with the #UK #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinGhana @UKinKenya @ukinsouthafrica @UKinNigeria https://t.co/PVBobEw9bC
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
British High Commissioner to Ghana Her Excellency Harriet Thompson; “The UK Government through @TheRISAFund looks forward to engaging a variety of actors within the research and innovation ecosystems to contribute to national development priorities.” #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/4aC8G5Eb00
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@KIPPRAKENYA through @TheRISAFund has strengthened frameworks for coordinating key stakeholders in Kenya’s research ecosystem and enhanced #research uptake to inform implementation of the devolved system of government in Kenya #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/RPVlZp0Cfn
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@TheRISAFund strengthens African #research and #innovations to deliver homegrown solutions to the continent’s toughest challenges, by tackling the most complex social, economic and health challenges #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/eOixP0hUx1
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
@TheRISAFund strengthens African #research and #innovations to deliver homegrown solutions to the continent’s toughest challenges, by tackling the most complex social, economic and health challenges #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinGhana @FCDOResearch https://t.co/9RP4NAyLQz
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
Through @TheRISAFund, @BuroojEnterprises conducted a study to map and articulate opportunities and challenges related to the drone value chain in #Kenya and #South Africa #RISAGhanaLaunch @UKinGhana @ukinsouthafrica @UKinKenya
@TheRISAFund - 08 Jul
From astrophysics to biochemistry, @MawazoInstitute delivers catalytic funding for female researchers. We have supported genetic testing, fieldwork, chemical reagents, and so much more, unlocking and enabling academia for our amazing fellows #RISAGhanaLaunch https://t.co/4GneKZSDdr