Join us in the Critical Making Mentoring Programme 2022

The mentoring programme is open until the 31st of May. The program is open to innovators working in these 3 areas of innovation:

– Open Science Hardware
– Social Innovations
– Environmental Sustainability
Click here for more details and to apply and /or share with someone who should apply

GIG wins mAkE!

GIG is celebrating as we have received confirmation from the European Commission that our project mAkE will receive funding from the Horizon grant programme and we can start implementation in February 2022. This is an amazing opportunity to advance decentralised production systems between African and European makerspaces as mAkE will create a joint ecosystem with […]

News from Instituto Procomum – May 2021

Publication discusses the role of art in the crisis (UN)Farm: The End Of The World As We Know is a publication that compiles the thinking of 15 artists, activists and commoners from Brazil around communities, politics, aesthetics and imagination. The Cycle was based on the thoughts of Brazilian artists such as Ailton Krenak, Denise Ferreira […]

Edukits: Merging 3D Printing and Education

‘Education is the most powerful tool that can be used to change the world’ — Nelson Mandela The Bridge the Gap training program is an ongoing initiative that was started by Kumasi Hive in partnership with GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), Innovation Factory and e- skills for Girls. The Bridge the Gap program addresses the issue of the gender gap in […]

African Digital Economy

Ampion and Plutos Ventures launch new venture for Africa-focused start-ups Focus of the new venture – on site development of digital business models Call for Applications from founders and start-ups with an Africa focus start now! Nairobi & Berlin, 12.03.19 – Africa-focused Ampion and Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding today announced the founding of Ampion Ventures. […]

Two years anniversary at Procomum Institute

At the Procomum Institute, we just launched our open call for short term residencies at our lab with a focus on arts, communities and aesthetics of the commons. We had 138 registrations for our first commons residency, beautiful people coming from 30 different countries and 25 different Brazilian cities. We consider it a great victory […]

A New Wave of Impact Investments Sweeping Across Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt- June 27th, 2018: The networking event, taking place in Cairo on June the 28th 2018, titled “Impact Investing and the Future of Startups”, concludes the second part of the Mentoring Up activities. As a seed for putting “impact” in investment in the Egyptian ecosystem, the highly anticipated networking event will witness the presence of […]

I-Cube presents Human-Centered Design in Nepal

Nepal Communitere held a 2 day Human-Centered Design masterclass for our new I-Cube business incubation program cohort of young Nepali entrepreneurs on Dec. 19th & 20th, 2017. The launch and HCD workshop was developed by DSIL Global, based in Bangkok, Thailand. SAVE the DATE: Nepal Communitere will be hosting the next Kathmandu Mini Makerfaire showcasing Humanitarian Makers to […]

‘STARTUPS OF ALEX’ is calling all startups in Alexandria, Egypt

STARTUPS OF ALEX is the 1st Alexandrian incubator launched by icealex and funded by the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology under the program of “Intilac National Incubators”. Startups of Alex aims to connect the different components of the Alexandrian startup ecosystem together, including the startups themselves, mentors, investors, partners and supporting organizations such as […]