The HUBiquitous – H2020

Empowering startup ecosystems through collaboration of African & European Digita

HUBiquitous is an innovation action aiming at creating a joint Africa-Europe startup & innovation ecosystem for long-term collaborations and partnerships. The project has the ambition to increase the technology level and capacity building of 30 local digital innovation hubs (DIHS)/TechHubs in 5 African countries.

The project proposes highly innovative concepts called Innovation Enablers (i.e. Solution Lab, Application Business Box and MeetHub online platform). The purpose of these enablers is to provide technical (e.g. IoT, AI and BigData disruptive technologies) as well as entrepreneurial development skills to DIHs and startups/entrepreneurs. Thanks to these Innovation Enablers, the project will further demonstrate and build the local innovation capacity through 3 programs: (i) Talent program, building digital skills for local talents, (ii) Accelerator program, creating innovative applications and services and (iii) Community program, developing the Africa-Europe start-up and innovation communities. HUBiquitous Innovation Enablers and Programs will therefore support and empower the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystems from both continents with the development of a rich and sustainable collaboration between African and European DIHs.

The HUBiquitous – H2020

The HUBiquitous – H2020


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Targets Africa, Europe
Sectors Artificial intelligence, Big data, Internet of things (IoT), Virtual reality