Paris, France (PANA) - The French Development Agency (FDA) has launched a 15 million euros fund to support young and  innovative digital companies in Africa, with the objective of creating value for the economy and society, PANA learned on Tuesday. "Targeting digital start-ups from the outset of their activity, incubators, hubs [...]
©- - 17 december 2019 - 14:14:13 - thread Sciences (251 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The 8th edition of the Maghreb Conference on New Technologies started on Friday in the Tunisian city of Hamammet around the theme Technologies at the service of man.   In a radio statement, conference chairman Neiman Fehri said the meeting brings together leaders of structures evolving in the [...]
©- - 15 november 2019 - 14:40:46 - thread Sciences (243 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)   -   The Tunisian capital, Tunis, will on 25-26 June host an African conference on leadership in the new technologies, an official source told PANA here Thursday. Participants from 30 countries are expected to attend the event during which 60 projects including 15 from Tunisia will be presented. Observers and [...]
©- - 13 june 2019 - 22:44:45 - thread Sciences (151 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The pan-African telecommunications operator, Liquid Telecom, has been selected as the official partner in Africa of the American Research Institute and University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT), for the 2019 Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC), according to an official source. The partnership with Liquid Telecom will focus [...]
©- - 17 april 2019 - 14:12:34 - thread Sciences (229 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian government on Wednesday announced the adoption of a bill governing the organisation and functioning of a Fund for Science, Technology and Innovation (FONSTI), whose aim is to finance research activities. According to the communiqué at the end of the weekly meting of the Council [...]
©- - 28 june 2018 - 11:32:44 - thread Sciences (235 words)


New York, US (PANA) - Global innovation is soaring as the 2015 edition of a UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) report reveals that 2.9 million patent applications lodged worldwide, which is a 7.8 per cent increase over the previous year. WIPO also said that trademark applications rose 15.3 per cent [...]
©- - 23 november 2016 - 18:41:10 - thread Sciences (573 words)


New York, US (PANA) - Sub-Saharan Africa continues to lag behind among global leaders in innovation, according to a new report released on Monday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). A WIPO statement on the report said Mauritius took the top spot among all economies in the African [...]
©- - 15 august 2016 - 19:22:54 - thread Sciences (647 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Internet Society is calling for the adoption of policies and frameworks that expand access and create greater demand for the internet in Africa, according to a statement issued by the society and made available to PANA in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday. The call was made as [...]
©- - 01 june 2016 - 13:45:21 - thread Sciences (455 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - With science taking the centre stage, the Next Einstein Forum’s Global Gathering, Africa’s premiere global science and technology forum, wound up here in Dakar Thursday with a clear path forward on how best to drive development through science, technology and innovation across the continent. The event was [...]
©- - 11 march 2016 - 12:51:12 - thread Sciences (658 words)


Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The three founding members of the Akon Lighting Africa - Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily - who have ended a 15-day African Road Show have announced the launching of a project for the provision of education tablets and the setting up of intelligent classrooms [...]
©- - 06 august 2015 - 21:29:52 - thread Sciences (268 words)


New York, US (PANA) - A report, released Tuesday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, said that royalties and licence fees from intellectual property rights have generated an estimated US$ 180 billion in revenue. WIPO, in a statement on the report, said that "the growing demand [...]
©- - 15 november 2011 - 19:15:42 - thread Sciences (330 words)


New York, US (PANA) - A report, released Tuesday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, said that royalties and licence fees from intellectual property rights have generated an estimated US$ 180 billion in revenue. WIPO, in a statement on the report, said that "the growing demand [...]
©- - 15 november 2011 - 18:18:40 - thread Sciences (328 words)