Africa Techno Forum 2015
Africa Techno is an annual event organized by CVT Valorisation Sud and its partners in Africa. It is a unique regional forum about innovation, promotion and transfer of technologies in Africa.
The Africa Techno Forum is a unique regional forum about the protection and the promotion of inventions and know-how. The aim of the forum is to give access to innovative technologies in Africa by boosting technology transfer.
The 7th edition of Africa Techno, enhanced by the 6 previous technological B2B meetings in West and Central Africa (Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon), takes place this year in South Africa from 23 to 27 November 2015. Africa Techno 2015 will gather a large number of representatives from renowned universities and research centers, as well as industrials and investors.
Researchers, independent inventors, entrepreneurs promoting their research will show their innovation to the main economical and institutional African actors (South Africa, West and Central Africa).
See the programme here
On Tuesday 24 November 2015, Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barbier, hosted a cocktail at the French Residence in Pretoria. The Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Centre de la Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) and the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF) signed a Framework Agreement in science, technology and innovation cooperation.
Read the Ambassador’s speech :