Keynote Speakers

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission
H.E. Dr. –Ing. Getahun Mekuria, Minister of Innovation and Technology of Ethiopia
H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn Former Prime minister of Ethiopia & Protectorate of IBA Ethiopia Center for Innovation    





Jørn Lein-Mathisen Man.dir Business Angels Norway & founder of Oslo International Hub




African Innovation Week 2019 is organized by IBA Ethiopia Center for Innovation in collaboration with The Federal Ministry of Innovation & Technology of Ethiopia, The African Union Commission, Oslo International Hub and The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia.

The goal of African Innovation Week is to create a platform that gathers innovative African startups to come together and share their experiences with Norwegian and international entrepreneurs, get connected with potential investors, executive bodies, game-changers to work together for a sustainable, mutual and inclusive development.

AIW aims to contribute for UN’s  2030 Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal 1: No Poverty.

Goal 5: Gender Equality.
Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

Early Bird Registration opening soon!



Contact Us

IBA Ethiopia Center for Innovation

Mobile:   +251- 913 735872
Phone:    +251- 118 224444  
P.O.Box 13450  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Visiting address:  Meskel Flower, Martreza Bldg. 1st Floor

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