Innovation Week 2020 - Mbeya Edition

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  • 1st Day Monday, March 16
  • 2nd Day Tuesday, March 17
  • 3rd Day Wednesday, March 18
  • 4th Day Thursday, March 19
  • 5th Day Friday, March 20

Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremony will include speech from the guest of honor Prof Aloys Mvuma, Greetings from partners and presentation from the Centre of Innovation and Technology Transfer (CITT).  

Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya, Tanzania

Roles of HLIs in Innovation Ecosystem (Panel Discussion )

Panel Discussion on the Role of HLIs in Innovation Ecosystem. Facilitated senior Professors, academician and Principals of Colleges at the university 

Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya, Tanzania

Closing Ceremony - Postponed

Closing Ceremony include vote of thank from MUST Management, HDIF and issuing certificates 

About Innovation Week 2020 - Mbeya Edition

Innovation Week 2020 is a series of events in Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Iringa, Mbeya and Zanzibar curated by the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) and COSTECH with support from UKAid and other partners and sponsors. The purpose of Innovation Week is to inspire current and future leaders in the country to take risks on new ideas, collaborate across sectors and transform Tanzania through the impact of innovation.

The main theme this year is INNOVATE FOR IMPACT. The sub-themes are as follows:

  1. Financing for sustainable development
  2. Leveraging emerging technologies for development impact
  3. Smart partnerships for Impact
  4. Leaving no one behind through innovation
  5. Green innovations for industrial development
When & where

MUST Main Campus,

Mon 16 to Fri 20, March 2020

9:00am to 10:00pm

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HDIF aims to identify and support innovations that have the potential to create social impact in education, health and, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. With a focus on market driven solutions, HDIF catalyses the development, testing and scaling of innovative models of service delivery, information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D), and product solutions in health, education and WASH.

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