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:

The UK-Africa trading relationship, post-Brexit

Our second Africa Breakfast Club meeting for 2017 will focus on the UK-Africa trading relationship, post-Brexit, and we are delighted that the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade and Investment will lead the discussion. During the event, the PEI and our partners will explore the UK’s recent decision to leave the… 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

Recent blog post by a partner:

Students ‘STEP INTO SPACE’ in Mauritius!

On the 5th and 6th December 2016, students at Northfields International School in Mauritius took a giant leap into the great beyond, as UK space scientist and TV presenter Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock led an interactive study day, opened with a keynote address from Her Excellency President Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. As part of the ‘Science and… Read More