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August 18, 2017Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

At the PEI, one of our most important objectives is to shine a light on the great scientific and technological innovations that can achieve great social impact in Africa. In no particular order, here’s a list of five of the most exciting stories about science and tech on the continent that have emerged in the… Read More

Latest Science and Tech Updates from Africa

August 18, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

At the PEI, one of our most important objectives is to shine a light on the great scientific and technological innovations that can achieve great social impact in Africa. In no particular order, here’s a list of five of the most exciting stories about science and tech on the continent that have emerged in the… Read More

10 Big Ideas for African Development

August 7, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 1 minute Read Time

This year’s #ScienceAfrica UnConference aimed to shine a light on innovators harnessing science and tech for real social impact on the continent, and provide a safe space for people to make the contacts needed for realise their own ideas for African development. During the event, we asked attendees to share their big ideas for Africa,… Read More

Nine inspirational quotes from science & tech pioneers in Africa

July 10, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

Across Africa, innovations in science and technology are helping to make incredible advancements across a range of sectors from public health to agriculture. In the run up to our #ScienceAfrica UnConference on the 20th July where we will be celebrating these innovations, we’ve chosen some of our favourite inspirational quotes from leaders in science and… Read More

News: The PEI exChange is here!

July 6, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

In working for the scientific independence of Africa, the Planet Earth Institute has always placed collaboration, cooperation and knowledge-sharing at the heart of all of our activities. Whether that’s sponsoring Phd-level research on the continent, working with stakeholders on the ground to incubate new technologies or with the policy events that we host all over… Read More

Five scientific and technological innovations enhancing health in Africa

June 28, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Read Time

With a population of over 1.2 billion people, Africa accounts for 25% of the global disease burden. Bearing just 2% of the world’s doctors, its healthcare infrastructure also faces a number of challenges. The role of science and technology is fundamental in addressing these, and as such, a great number of exciting innovations are providing… Read More

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