Working around the Gender Gap in Intellectual Property Regimes: Empowerment of Women Beadworkers through Open, Inclusive Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Authored by: Desmond Osaretin Oriakhogba Abstract : This case study explored the empowerment, innovation, entrepreneurship, and intellectual property (IP) dynamics at play in the work of a...
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Drawing from more than 20 case studies of open, collaborative innovation in Africa, Open AIR has identified numerous dimensions of, and approaches to, enterprise-scaling. These case study findings are the core of Open AIR’s newest report, Scaling Innovation: How Open Collaborative Models Help Scale Africa s Knowledge-based Enterprises.
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Authored by: Victor Nzomo, Jacquelene Mwangi, Louisa Matu-Mureithi, Caroline Wanjiru Muchiri, and Isaac Rutenberg Abstract: This paper sets out findings from research into innovation dynamics in the...
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Distinguished Speaker Series: Untangling Traditional Knowledge at the United Nations
Modalities of Innovation hubs and innovative entrepreneurs in Africa
Distinguished Speaker Series: Prof. Dalindyebo Shabalala
Youth and the Maker Movement
Open AIR on Action Research and the Maker Movement
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Knowledge & Innovation in Africa - Scenarios for the Future
Innovation Linkages between Formal & Informal Sectors in Uganda
Four Open AIR Steering Committee members from two different hubs, authored a chapter on the new African Continetal Free Trade Area.
Contextualizing Openness , published by University of Ottawa Press and edited by Leslie Chan et al, offers a fascinating look at Open Science and...
Tobias Schonwetter and Bram van Wiele contributed a chapter in The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti, examining how South African...
Isaac Rutenberg’s publication co-authored with Michael Murungi, Cyber Law in Kenya (2nd edition), was published in March 2019. This book is a practical guide...
This book explores the main fundamental issues and practical dimensions related to the safeguarding of human rights in the internet, which are at the focus of current academic debates.
Edited by: Chidi Oguamanam. When the oral history of a medicinal plant as a genetic resource is used to develop a blockbuster drug, how is the contribution of Indigenous Peoples recognized in research and commercialization? What other ethical, legal, and policy issues come into play? Is it accurate for countries to self-identify as users or providers of genetic resources?
The Cambridge Handbook of Public-Private Partnerships, Intellectual Property Governance, and Sustainable Development
The Open AIR network itself has been something that many have asked us for reflections on before. In line with previous publications on this...
This report gives an overview and update of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s expert committee, the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC).
Edited by: Oluseye Jegede: The literature on innovation in Africa is rapidly expanding, and a recurring thread in the emergent literature is the pervasiveness of systemic weaknesses that inhibit the innovation process. Despite these, firms are able to innovate in Africa.
Jeremy de Beer, Chidi Oguamanam et Tobias Schonwetter Date de publication : septembre 2017 Télécharger : Chapitre 1: Innovation, propriété intellectuelle et développement en Afrique (3.7MB) ...