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Call for Applications for BOOST UP Set Up 2020 Now Closed
Call for Applications for BOOST UP Set Up 2020 Now Closed
02 Jun 2020
SAIS 2 and the Connected Hubs would like to thank everyone who participated in the call.
Announcing BOOST UP 2020
Announcing BOOST UP 2020
06 May 2020
The SAIS 2 Connected Hubs network, coordinated by the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2), is proud to announce that the BOOST UP startup series will open for applications on 8 May 2020.
Providing More Support than Funding
Providing More Support than Funding
07 Feb 2020
While the SAIS 2 Innovation Fund forms the backbone of SAIS 2’s support activities, the programme also relies on training and education to equip its fund-supported projects with the tools they need to succeed.
Paving the Way Forward and Learning New Design Methods with Siili
Paving the Way Forward and Learning New Design Methods with Siili
03 Dec 2019
SAIS 2 hosted 16 delegates from the Connected Hubs for an on-site peer learning session at Botswana Innovation Hub. Siili Solutions facilitated two workshops.
Guide to Successful Event Production for Innovation Actors
Guide to Successful Event Production for Innovation Actors
19 Mar 2019
Events are viewed as important platforms to engage, network and grow innovation actors footprints across entrepreneurship ecosystems. High-quality events not only generate awareness of opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators but act as a much-needed catalyst for partnerships and potential investors. SAIS Connected Hubs has developed a resource for addressing the skills gap in event planning for innovation actors and entrepreneurship supporters.
Foresight Methodology for Shaping Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy
Foresight Methodology for Shaping Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy
12 Oct 2018
SAIS 2 facilitated a collaboration between the City of Windhoek’s Economic Development Division and Demos Helsinki, a leading think tank from Finland in creating a common vision and roadmap for the implementation of its youth entrepreneurship strategy using Foresight methodology.
Why Open Innovation and Why Crowd Sourcing?
Why Open Innovation and Why Crowd Sourcing?
26 Sep 2018
SAIS 2 aims to be a platform connecting innovation ecosystems and harnessing the power of open knowledge-sharing among organizations supporting entrepreneurship in Southern Africa.