MboaLab inaugurates its “Bio Innovation Hub”

MboaLab committed to educating, transforming and positively impacting the lives of the Cameroonian people through its DIY lab. Last February, Mboalab, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, inaugurated its “Bio-Innovation Hub”. This Hub is a shared biotechnology laboratory made available to researchers and students and is already undoubtedly contributing to the democratisation of biotechnology in […]

Climate Lab in Science Camp Iraq

Science Camp is a well-known on-field player on job-oriented technological education for social innovation in the city of Basra, at the banks of Shatt al-Arab in southern Iraq. Moreover, Science Camp plays a significant role in the region by proposing methods and products intrinsically connected to the SDGs.  The ever-greater effect of climate change in the region pressures […]

GIG presents a Masterclass at Innovate2030 Bootcamp

We are excited to announce that Geraldine de Bastion, a GIG member and co-founder, will present a Masterclass about GIG at the Innovate2030 Bootcamp on March 10th, in a day full of profound insights, learnings from the best, and crucial interactions moments.  Innovate2030 Bootcamp is the space where stakeholders, challenge-providers, collaborating partners and the Bootcamp´s […]

Labmobile: on the road in Northern Uganda

Young people between the ages of 18 and 30 in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement and surrounding communities in northern Uganda face many problems, two of which GIG and Platform Africa proposed a project that seeks to address: Youth unemployment and lack of media literacy. With a youth unemployment rate of almost 70% and a high […]

Have the best of African Makerspaces at your fingertips

The Africa Makerspace Network launched their first magazine: join us in this reading! The Africa Makerspace Network (AMN) is a grassroots, continental movement that seeks to set the platform for dialogue and increase the visibility of makerspaces in Africa. AMN launched its magazine first edition, The African Maker. The publication throws light on the activities […]

Careables Online Exhibition at Remote Chaos Experience 21!

Last December, Saad Chinoy, one of our most active members and part of GIG’s supervisory board, presented Careables during the remote Chaos Experience 2021 – a 96 hours event organized online by The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC), Europe’s largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years, CCC has provided information about technical and societal […]

Careables: new video online!

Careables supports all the communities around the world that want to find, share, implement, and create open healthcare solutions that are impactful and inspiring on the local level. After two years of co-creations on health and care, we could find a way to portrait everything on a one minute video. Check it out! Find out […]