IPA Awards Ceremony – 5 years anniversary!

Celebrating African Ingenuity

It’s that time of the year again, as we countdown to Africa’s most happening innovation event of the year! The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is excited to celebrate 5 years of showcasing African ingenuity, Catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa through its landmark initiative, the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) awards ceremony, in June 2016.

Endorsed with participation from H.E. President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, the President of Botswana, IPA 2016 is a two-day Pan African innovation jamboree: 22 and 23 June 2016.

AIF is excited to organize IPA 2016 in partnership with the Government of Botswana, represented by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST) and the Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH).

We promise you a fun and engaging event, boasting Pan Africa’s first ever Innovation Ecosystems Connector, a mash-up of tailor-made “Do Tanks”, an innovation market place and maker spaces, and a fusion of African innovation rock stars. Be sure to check out our vibrant innovation village with B2B hangouts, art, music, food and much more… IPA 2016 is African innovation hook up this year, so save the date now!

More details and invitation to follow SOON!


Jun 22 - 9:00 - Jun 23, 2016 - 18:00
Organizer African Innovation Foundation
Website Visit website
Location TBD
Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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