As the world experiences technological advancements, it is imperative that African businesses are not left behind.

This research stream focuses on the broad area of science and technology, and how African businesses can be scaled leveraging science and technology. Sample topics include:

  • R&D investments and governance
  • Commercialisation of research and innovation
  • Algorithms and work practices
  • Organisational and business model innovation
  • Science-based businesses (such as Agribusiness)
  • Fintech, marktech, healthtech, edutech, and so on
  • SDG data analytics and reporting
  • Open innovation and digital platform businesses


  • Adedapo Adebajo
  • Bongo Adi
  • Kenneth Amaeshi
  • Stephen Harwood
  • Uchenna Okeja
  • Konstantinos Tsanis