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The Africa Academy of Science and Technology strategically empowers lives in Africa by providing educational opportunities and strengthening self-reliance so that individuals, families, and communities can create positive change in their own lives.

Charter

Africa Academy of Science and Technology promotes the full spectrum of research and development in ICT from basic to applied research with an integrated perspective, and thus promotes the advancement of intellectual nations that lead the international community.

In this way, the academy contributes to the creation of lifestyles that are affluent and safe, a society that is full of intellectual creativity and dynamism, and a world that values harmony and peace.

Recognizing the importance of innovation and SME, one of the principal objectives is to provide an environment that promotes innovation; fosters innovation and collaboration, as well as enhance the growth and competitiveness of knowledge-based businesses, thereby contributing to the growth of the local economy, creating decent jobs, and alleviating poverty.

Charter Focus

Women and Youth Empowerment

The objective of the project is to contribute to the reduction of poverty amongst the youth and women through the supporting entrepreneurship initiatives and capacity development.

Educate, Teaching of New Skills

8 Skills For The Future Student: Leadership ♦ Digital Literacy ♦ Communication ♦ Emotional Intelligence ♦ Entrepreneurship ♦ Global Citizenship ♦ Problem-Solving ♦ Teamwork

Teach About Business Management

By transferring the skills and knowledge students need to become quality business professionals.

Job Creation

Defining specific interventions to address skill development issues and talent supply gaps to ensure that the local labour force can fill available and emerging job positions in the short to medium term.

Paying Forward

Each one, teach one! When you are up there, reach back and pull someone up there with you.

Mission

Africa Academy of Science and Technology’s mission is to promote the socio-economic development and competitiveness in targeted sectors through innovation by:

  • creating new business opportunities and adding value in technology and knowledge based sectors;
  • fostering entrepreneurship and incubating new innovative companies;
  • providing attractive spaces for emerging knowledge companies;
  • ensuring human capacity development of critical skills matching industry needs in priority sectors;
  • enhancing the synergy between industry, government, academic and research institutions.

It is thus the strategic intent of the academy to establish and manage an enabling environment and initiatives to support innovation, enterprise development and human capability expansion, in targeted sectors, in order to contribute towards an improved social outcome.

Community Innovation Lab

Africa Academy of Science and Technology’s mission is to promote the socio-economic development and competitiveness in targeted sectors through innovation by:

  • creating new business opportunities and adding value in technology and knowledge based sectors;
  • fostering entrepreneurship and incubating new innovative companies;
  • providing attractive spaces for emerging knowledge companies;
  • ensuring human capacity development of critical skills matching industry needs in priority sectors;
  • enhancing the synergy between industry, government, academic and research institutions.

It is thus the strategic intent of the academy to establish and manage an enabling environment and initiatives to support innovation, enterprise development and human capability expansion, in targeted sectors, in order to contribute towards an improved social outcome.

Virtual Incubation

We invite students, entrepreneurs, academicians, and practitioners to share their ideas and we convert the same to products and business opportunities, or build start-ups for entrepreneurs and skilled professionals.

Our recently incubated ideas focus on:

  • Youth Traceability
  • Agriculture (Cattle Tracking & Management)
  • Security
  • Aerospace (radar)
  • Wild life tracking
  • Medical
  • Enterprise IT Improvements