Get Involved – What does scientific independence mean to you?

We are working for the scientific independence of Africa – and we want you to join us. What does scientific independence mean for you and how do you think we can achieve it?

Come to an event

Part of our charitable objective is to bring together a wide range of people and organisations to promote scientific collaboration and development in Africa. We try to do it in interesting and engaging ways, and give everyone the chance to have their say and contribution ideas. Come and join us at our next event to see what we’re all about.

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Featured Event:

Our 2017 #ScienceAfrica UnConference!

On Thursday 20th July, the Planet Earth Institute (PEI) was delighted to welcome over 250 people for the 2017 #ScienceAfrica UnConference. The exciting day saw guests from a diverse range of backgrounds come together to celebrate ‘Big Ideas for Africa’. The UnConference also highlighted the individuals, research groups, academic institutions and commercial organisations making great… Read More

Join the PEI Partners forum

Our PEI Partners Forum gives organisations a variety of ways to influence the growing science, technology and innovation agenda in Africa. Members of the Partners Forum are able to fully participate and help shape our #scienceAfrica campaign, as well as benefit from involvement in current and future projects on the continent.

If your organisation is interested in joining the Partners Forum and helping to influence the future of science, technology and innovation in Africa you can find out more and view our annual donation rates here. All contributions are ringfenced solely for Partners Forum activities and not charity’s core running costs.


Join the PEI blogger network

We are absolutely committed to giving a platform and a voice to all those who share our vision for a scientifically empowered and independent Africa. Our blogger platform brings a vast array of debate and opinion from around the world and we hope offers a valuable forum to share ideas and inspire others

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Add Your Project to the PEI exChange Project Map

The PEI exChange makes it simple for people to meet, connect, and exchange ideas and expertise with a global, online community. We believe that Africa needs a free, open platform for people to connect and that this exchange of information and expertise will support projects and organisations to scale and develop. One feature facilitating this… Read More