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Innovation Week 2020

Innovation Week is a series of events exploring innovation in research, entrepreneurship, technology and design curated by HDIF, UKAid and COSTECH in collaboration with other partners. The purpose of Innovation Week is to inspire current and future leaders in the country to take risks on new ideas, collaborate across sectors and transform Tanzania through the scaling of innovation.

Innovation week will kickstart in Dar-es-Salaam and then after in other regions including Dodoma in collaboration with the government through MAKISATU and in other regional cities of Iringa, Mbeya, Zanzibar, and Arusha. The Innovation week 2020 schedule of activities will be guided by the following sub-themes:

Financing for sustainable development

Leveraging emerging technologies for development impact

Smart partnerships for Impact

Leaving no one behind through innovation

Green innovations for industrial development

In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic, we have postponed all regional Innovation Week events until further notice. Several of our regional partners have shifted their events into the digital space. You can learn more on Time Tickets here (Check schedules below).


We urge all stakeholders to comply with the directives given by the Government of Tanzania. If you want to learn more about the pandemic please visit the WHO and CDC  websites for verified information.


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