26.11.2016

First Roundtable Forum on SME Innovation and Responsive Policies - 2016 End Successfully

The forum was organised by SEPT and the iN4iN Africa Network in collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and other organisations from 23rd to 24th November, 2016. The purpose of the forum was to contribute and share knowledge on SME innovation, as well as stimulating an effective environment for the growth of innovative SMEs. The theme of the stakeholders’ roundtable was accelerating innovation and growth of SMEs through responsive policies.

The forum provided a unique opportunity for scholars, policymakers, development partners and business practitioners from Africa and other parts of the world to exchanged ideas, share experience, disseminate research findings and practical lessons on Africa’s development and the policies required to promote innovation and competitiveness of Africa enterprises.

The conference was attended by experts from the public and private sectors from Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom and many others.

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