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Bridging Digital Innovation Ecosystems

The AEDIB|NET objective is to strengthen a common African-European digital innovation ecosystem by supporting local digital innovation and startup ecosystems across Africa and Europe.
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The AEDIB|NET is an African-European project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by GIZ in Germany.

AEDIB|NET brings together a consortium of 13 strong partners from the African and European innovation ecosystem. Initiated by EU Member States (France, Belgium, and Germany) and the European Commission to the EC’s Digital 4 Development process (D4D).


How we inspire

We inspires the ecosystem actors by developing a supportive policy framework for innovation, this entails:
  • Capacity building of marginalized groups
  • Enhancing digital skills
  • Enhancing entrepreneurship skills
  • Providing a Digital Entrepreneur Skills Academy
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About Digital Innovation Hubs

A Digital Innovation Hub is a coordinated group of organizations with expertise and a public-benefit objective.

Acting as a one-stop shop offering services, activities and support to companies through digital transformation and innovation.

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Main Activities

How we create impact

A digital innovation hub provides services and activities along four areas:
  • Ecosystem building
  • Skills and development
  • Access to finance.
  • Testing and validating

Digital Innovation Hubs partners

You can further learn more about the established Digital Innovation Hubs and the partners that formed each of the sectorial Digital Innovation Hubs by clicking below.
  • Impact Circles
  • icealex
  • Orange Digital Center Cameroon
  • Coventry University’s Africa Hub
  • Cameroon angels network
  • Impact hub abidjan
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Promoted ventures

Ventures that are part if the latest Venture Showcase
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    Winich Farms
    Connecting food producers with informal processors directly
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    Transforming trade in Africa
    United Kingdom
  • Venture Profile Vendy Limited image of Screenshot At PM
    Vendy Limited
    Simplifying the way you make payment

AEDIB|NET Digital Innovation Portal

You can get full access to the AEDIB|NET information directory, learn about the thematic DIHs and more through the AEDIB Digital Innovation Portal.

There you will find a wide range of expertise in digital innovation and focus areas such as:

  • Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Smart Cities
  • Digital Trade
  • Clean Tech

Click below to get full access.

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