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Recognizing Africa’s role in the global knowledge economy.

Professor Carys Craig Infuses the Open Access Movement with Feminism at the University of Ottawa

Is intellectual property (IP) gender neutral? No. Neither is the dominant discourse on innovation. Recognizing this bias is the first step toward remedying it.

Meika Ellis November 30, 2016

Annual Report 2016

Since its inception more than a decade ago, Open AIR has created capacity at four African hubs and evolved into one of Africa’s most unique and credible voices…

Victoria Schorr November 18, 2016

Understanding the Dynamics of Knowledge Transfer in Nigeria’s Otigba Hardware Cluster

So what is the Otigba Computer Village? Oyelaran-Oyeyinka in 2006 described it as the biggest ICT hub of West Africa – perhaps the biggest ICT market in all of…

Oluseye Jegede November 13, 2016

Makerspaces and Creativity

Looking back at Open AIR’s ‘Making’ Innovation Happenroundtable   By Sean Boots In mid August, Open AIR hosted a roundtable discussion on makerspaces…

Sean Boots November 7, 2016

Measuring the South African National System of Innovation

Authored by: Kraemer-Mbula

Erika Kraemer-Mbula November 4, 2016

Informal Innovations and the South African Innovation System

Authored by: Kraemer-Mbula

Erika Kraemer-Mbula November 4, 2016

Meet Open AIR’s New and Emerging Researchers Group (NERG)

First Stop, the American University in Cairo By the AUC New and Emerging Research Group and Meika Ellis Under the masterful guidance of our North African hub leader,…

Meika Ellis November 2, 2016