New toolkit on communicating with the private sector released
Capacity Development / public-private linkages / Research Uptake / Training / Workshop

New toolkit on communicating with the private sector released

When key actors in the research and innovation landscape, such as Science Granting Councils, work in isolation, a huge opportunity to leverage resources, skills and expertise is missed. How, then, can Science Granting Councils catalyze and facilitate knowledge exchange and collaborative partnerships with the private sector and among other actors in the innovation landscape? A newly published toolkit contains tools and strategies to support Science Granting Councils in strategic communication and engagement with the actors in the innovation landscape and particularly with the private sector. Continue reading

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How best can we bridge the gap between science, technology and innovation and the policy processes in Africa?
Africa / Partnerships / public-private linkages / Workshop

How best can we bridge the gap between science, technology and innovation and the policy processes in Africa?

For policies to serve the purpose for which they are designed, there must be a framework for their implementation, which needs to be guided by some evidence. Institutionalizing policies for science technology and development in Africa is the most challenging task Scientists need to understand and appreciate the nuances of policy-making processes, which vary in … Continue reading