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RE:innovation Challenge Grantees Selected
RE:innovation Challenge Grantees Selected
16 Dec 2020
SAIS 2 has concluded the evaluation process of the programme’s third call for proposals
BOOST UP 2020 Concludes with Exciting Final Pitch Event
BOOST UP 2020 Concludes with Exciting Final Pitch Event
19 Nov 2020
18 technology-driven early-stage startups participated in a one-of-a-kind competition broadcast live from five SADC countries
AWS Activate supports SAIS 2’s 2020 BOOST UP Programme Startups
AWS Activate supports SAIS 2’s 2020 BOOST UP Programme Startups
12 Nov 2020
SAIS 2 is proud to announce that we are collaborating with AWS Activate for BOOST UP Scale Up.
Cooperation Opportunity with SAIS 2
Cooperation Opportunity with SAIS 2
10 Nov 2020
The SAIS 2 Project Management Office has launched a Call for Tenders to find a service provider that can assist in piloting a soft-landing platform amongst the five SAIS 2 partner countries and Finland.
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.
SAIS 2 Programme Support Continues in the Midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic
SAIS 2 Programme Support Continues in the Midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic
17 Apr 2020
While Covid-19 is causing mayhem worldwide, SAIS 2 is dedicated to continuing its support activities
SAIS Africa Food360 Launched in Zambia
SAIS Africa Food360 Launched in Zambia
06 Mar 2020
Finnish Ambassador to Zambia H.E. Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury presided over the Zambian project's launch.
Leaders of Change and Innovation Graduate in Goreangab
Leaders of Change and Innovation Graduate in Goreangab
02 Mar 2020
The graduation ceremony for the Living Permaculture course took place in February 2020.
Mentorship Training Programme Launching in 2020
Mentorship Training Programme Launching in 2020
21 Feb 2020
The Mentor-Driven Capital Programme kicked off in February 2020 with the aim of training 60 people to become business mentors.
Innovation Role Players Gain Much-Deserved Recognition at the Southern Africa Startup Awards
Innovation Role Players Gain Much-Deserved Recognition at the Southern Africa Startup Awards
14 Feb 2020
The second Southern Africa Startup Awards took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 27 and 28 November 2019.
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.