Call for applications for African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards 2016 Edition

The African Union Commission launched the prestigious African Union Scientific Award Programme on 9 September 2008 with the support of its Development Partners particularly the European Commission. Under this programme prizes are awarded to top African scientists in each of the following two sectors (a) […]

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Call for submissions for 9th conference on Model-based Evidence on Innovation and Development

The 9th Conference on Model-based Evidence on Innovation and DEvelopment (MEIDE) will be held on 16-17 June 2016 in Moscow, Russia. The conference will gather researchers from around the world to discuss various aspects of innovation and its relation to economic development. The title of […]

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Will the Internet of Things enhance living standards in the developing world?

According to UNIDO’s Industrial Development Report (IDR) 2016,  entitled  “The Role of Technology and Innovation in Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development”  in the coming decades, radical innovations like the mobile internet, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things are likely to revolutionise production processes and enhance […]

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