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IPA 2017 Awards Ceremony & Innovation Ecosystems Connector

African Innovation Foundation

Monday, July 17, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM (GMT)

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The African Innovation Foundation  (AIF) is excited to invite you to its 6th edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) in Accra, Ghana, on 17 & 18 July 2017! 


This prestigious event is organised in collaboration with the Government of Ghana, represented by the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and Ghana 60 Years On Planning Committee. The decision to host IPA in Ghana has received the highest endorsement from H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana, who will deliver the keynote address during the Awards ceremony.


The event themed “African Innovation: Investing in Prosperity” will focus on how innovation enablers and businesses can leverage funding streams, investments and resources that are critical to unlock potential of African homegrown innovations, contributing to sustainable development across the continent.


IPA 2017 is designed for innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, leaders of innovation hubs and technology parks, policy makers as well cutting-edge African training institutions. It is an opportunity for companies to forge important partnerships, synergies and collaborations with innovation enablers from across the continent to strengthen Africa’s innovation ecosystems.


Attendees will participate in two days of stimulating, interactive discussion and networking, ending with a celebration of African ingenuity when the IPA 2017 winners will be announced.


For more details, please visit 


Best regards,
African Innovation Foundation


Have questions about IPA 2017 Awards Ceremony & Innovation Ecosystems Connector? Contact African Innovation Foundation


Monday, July 17, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM (GMT)

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African Innovation Foundation

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) was established in 2009 as a not-for-profit, registered in Switzerland and Angola. Our purpose is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa.

Our credo: to see needs-based change happen through innovation-led programming.

Thematic focus:

  • Showcasing innovators and foster an innovation culture across the continent

   Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

  • Supporting legal business ecosystems through innovative access to law

               African Law Library (ALL) 

  • Empowering the local population

Social Impact Program for Angola (SIPA).

We are inspired by People, Participation and Partnerships.

Find us on:
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Twitter : @AfrinnovFdn

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