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Third AfricaLics PhD Academy - Innovation and Development in Africa


The third AfricaLics PhD Academy for Research Training on Innovation and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics PhD Academy) will be held in Mombasa, Kenya from 2nd to 13th March 2015.

The purpose of the AfricaLics Academy is to support the training of African Doctoral students engaged in research on Innovation and Technology Systems for Development and innovation management and stimulate their awareness of policy and management issues related to this field of research.

The Academy will host about 35 students from Africa and a handful of students from the rest of the world. The Academy will invite frontier researchers in innovation and development and innovation management from around the world to provide lectures and mentor students. The topics of the lectures will cover specific issues within innovation studies and economic development and innovation management as well as research methods and innovation policy.

Senior scholars within innovation studies from various African countries and the rest of the world will teach and provide guidance during the event; giving students exposure to some of the top specialists in this field.

The event will be hosted by Moi University.  A local organizing committee has been developed that includes membership from Moi University, African Centre for Technology Studies in Kenya and other relevant stakeholder groups. For more information please visit the academy page