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@TheRISAFund - 27 Jan
Our new The RISA Fund grantee in Ghana, @iSpaceGh, is currently recruiting! Are you an innovation hub in #Ghana? Then you may be interested in their newest opportunity! More details here: https://t.co/piJfdyPkIT Good luck with applying! #research #innovation #Africa https://t.co/ULycxyFPod
@TheRISAFund - 27 Jan
Our new The RISA Fund grantee in Ghana, @iSpaceGh, is currently recruiting! Are you a researcher in #Ghana? Then you may be interested in their newest opportunity! More details below. Good luck with applying! #research #innovation #Africa https://t.co/DgZVBnD2qX
@TheRISAFund - 26 Jan
The RISA Fund was proud to support the @Uni_Rwanda, through our partnership, in the launch of an #IoT and applied #AI incubator/accelerator hub project. Prof. Damien Hanyurwimfura (1st pic) highlighted that #GESI will be central. We are so excited for the project! 👏 https://t.co/3b7vdotseR
@TheRISAFund - 25 Jan
Our Country Technical Lead for #Ghana, @gamelmag, was at the Youth School of the 74th New Year School at @UnivofGh representing the RISA Fund! The RISA Fund is proud to be supporting @ugbsofficial on their technology transfer scheme. Well done to all involved👏 https://t.co/9Sx24oJSeO
@TheRISAFund - 24 Jan
We are proud to have a partnership with @iSpaceGh in #Ghana as they advance their Research to Commercialization (R2C) project! Interested? You can apply to participate by 1st February 2023: https://t.co/piJfdyPkIT #research #innovation #R2C #Africa @FCDOResearch @FCDOGovUK https://t.co/MNZPQB1kCD
@TheRISAFund - 24 Jan
Happening this Thursday! Register here - https://t.co/IP4HHWD99i https://t.co/cA28WP8x50
@TheRISAFund - 24 Jan
RT @ACEIoT_UR: #Happeningnow: The launch of the #IoT & AI Applied Research Results Commercialization Through Incubation Hub Project. The pr…
@TheRISAFund - 24 Jan
RT @ACEIoT_UR: This project being launched today,will mainly provide the required resources infrastructure& knowledge through professional…
@TheRISAFund - 24 Jan
RT @ACEIoT_UR: This project intends to facilitate the technology transfer from University to the industries, providing to incubates technic…
@TheRISAFund - 19 Jan
We are excited to announce our new partnership with the RIIS - Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability! With RISA's support, @RIIS_Innovate will specialize in developing sectoral #innovation ecosystems. @FCDOResearch @FCDOGovUK #research #Africa #SouthAfrica https://t.co/pXCydCNmrQ
@TheRISAFund - 18 Jan
We are excited to announce our new partnership with Technological Higher Education Network South Africa (THENSA)! With RISA's support, @THENSAZA are setting up a hybrid venture builder among a consortium of universities to accelerate research to commercialization. @FCDOGovUK https://t.co/7vWLrVXdox
@TheRISAFund - 18 Jan
RT @iSpaceGh: "By failing to plan, you are planning to fail." - Benjamin Franklin. During the second week of our annual project planning s…
@TheRISAFund - 17 Jan
Missed out on @vikventures and @KENIAupdates's webinar? You can catch up here - https://t.co/O4Ew6rrfth The RISA Fund is proud to be supporting their Research to Commercialization (R2C) Programme. @FCDOGovUK @FCDOResearch @jordankyongo @emmychirchir #research #innovation https://t.co/sIfePJ1OJ2
@TheRISAFund - 13 Jan
@ACEIoT_UR @UKinRwanda @FCDOGovUK @FCDOResearch @emmychirchir @jordankyongo https://t.co/FvJIpQS2C6
@TheRISAFund - 12 Jan
Thank you to the University of Rwanda's College of Science and Technology's African Center of Excellence in Internet of Things (ACEIoT) for having us at their campus and for showing us the various labs that are fueling the linkages between academia and industry. https://t.co/HJgRtD2Js9
@TheRISAFund - 11 Jan
We are proud of to be supporting @vikventures and @KENIAupdates on their Research to Commercialization (R2C) Programme. Join their webinar TOMORROW (Thursday Jan 12th) at 11am (EAT)! Register here - https://t.co/9o6kTvxMPS @FCDOGovUK @FCDOResearch @emmychirchir @jordankyongo https://t.co/0TgKiAC9dF
@TheRISAFund - 11 Jan
RT @KENIAupdates: Do you wish to commercialize your innovation but institutional bureaucracies are a hurdle? Join us this Thursday, January…
@TheRISAFund - 22 Dec
We are excited to announce our new partnership with @vikventures and @KENIAupdates! The partnership kicked off with ViKtoria Ventures and KeNIA presenting at the #CEIL2022 Summit in early-December. #research #innovation #Africa #Kenya https://t.co/7su29OWqiG
@TheRISAFund - 22 Dec
The RISA Fund are so thrilled to be supporting @vikventures and @KENIAupdates through our new partnership with them! We are supporting with their first cohort of the Research to Commercialization (R2C) Programme. Find out more about it here 👇 https://t.co/TRPZujEaQ5
@TheRISAFund - 19 Dec
RT @iSpaceGh: It is pitching time! The various groups pitch their ideas for a fresh fruit juice product and the sketch they made for the N…