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:

How Do We Innovate to Create ‘New Collar’ Jobs in Africa?

On 27th February, the PEI will hold its first Africa Breakfast Club meeting with longstanding Partner, IBM Research-Africa. With a presentation from IBM Distinguished Engineer, Rashik Parmar, the meeting will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with the new digital economy in Africa. We’ll also examine technology’s role in driving sustainable development on the continent,… 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:

6 women working in tech in Africa

In honour of International Women’s Day, we’ve decided to highlight six outstanding women working in cutting-edge tech in and for Africa. 1) Dr. Aisha Walcott-Bryant, Research Scientist, IBM Research-Africa Originally from the US, Dr. Walcott-Bryant is now based in Nairobi, Kenya where she works as a Research Scientist for our longstanding Partner, IBM Research-Africa. Her… Read More