Civitta is a proud partner of the project that sets to strengthen a common African European digital innovation ecosystem by supporting local digital innovation and start-up ecosystems in Africa and facilitating the collaboration between European and African DIHs - AEDIB|Net.
Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by GIZ in Germany, AEDIB|NET brings together a network of 13 strong partners from the African and European innovation ecosystem with the ambition to:
INSPIRE the ecosystem actors by developing a supportive innovation policy framework for innovation, building the capacity of marginalised groups and enhancing digital and entrepreneurship skills via Digital Entrepreneur Skills Academy.
CREATE Digital Innovation by establishing African Digital Innovation Hubs, Digital Hub Lab, online marketplaces with virtual communities and investor networks. The ADIHs will focus on four topics: Climate Smart Agriculture, Smart Cities, Digital Trade and Clean Tech.
CONNECT start-ups, SMEs, DIHs, diaspora and other African and European ecosystem players in trans-continental partnerships to facilitate inter-continental collaboration and the creation of a common digital innovation ecosystem.
We are looking for groups of organisations:
A total of 12 DIH projects will be selected within 4 Technological Specialisation Areas: Climate Smart Agriculture, Smart Cities, Digital Trade, Clean Tech.
Find the Guide for Applicants and Apply HERE
If you are interested in getting involved in the AEDIB|Net activities or want to know more about the project:
Civitta international projects team lead