Session 4: Innovation And Entrepreneurship For Digital Transformation In Education

This session will explore how the actors of the helices of innovation – R&E, industry players, social innovators and the government can form sustainable innovation and research partnerships to drive skills development, employability and economic growth. It will also explore the role of Citizen Science and entrepreneurship in the post-COVID-19 era.

Our session speakers are experts with many years of experience managing innovation and entrepreneurship hubs and working within government to drive innovation in ICT and promote entrepreneurship. Speakers will discuss their activities and explore how the REN community can increase their productivity and impact on society through these mechanisms.

Date: Wednesday 20th January 2021 Time: 1pm Prompt

Session Speakers

Dr. Bashir S. Galadanci

Centre for Information Technology, Bayero University, Kano.

Dr Sunday Adebisi

Entrepreneurship & Skills Development Centre University of Lagos

Amina Sambo-Magaji, PhD

National Coordinator,
Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE)

Bosun Tijani

CEO and Founder
Co Creation HUB

Owen Iyoha

Managing Director
Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative


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