Innovation Week is a series of events, curated by the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) and the Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) with support from UKaid, that bring together players in the Tanzania innovation ecosystem to share their insights on social innovation with stakeholders from across Tanzania. Moreover, Innovation Week provides a platform for innovators to showcase their work, ,and meet potential partners.
The purpose of Innovation Week is to inspire innovators, policy makers, funders, researchers, collaborate across sectors,and transform Tanzania through the scaling of innovation. Innovation Week has grown steadily with more events, exhibitions, and partner year. In addition to this growth, Innovation Week 2019 saw a geographical expansion to two more regions and, for the first time, had sponsors other than HDIF(funded by UKaid) and COSTECH.