Africa Research and Innovation Commercialisation Summit (ARICS 2024) Report

About the report

Ecosystem players in the research, technology and innovation sector across Africa converged in Accra for a one-day Africa Research and Innovation Commercialisation Summit (ARICS 2024), a thought-leadership initiative of the research and innovation hub, Heritors Labs, its funding partners–RISA Fund, development agencies and strategic collaborators in academia, industry and public sectors.

The Summit discussed challenges and proffered workable solutions towards moving African innovations and research outcomes from the shelves and labs to the markets, both domestic and continental, as a means of growth, value creation and enhanced profitability for Africa’s researchers and innovators as well as its private sector. With speakers and panelists drawn from across Africa, the Summit was a melting pot of new ideas and knowledge sharing towards the broader goal of advancing research and innovation commercialisation, enabling the design of industry-centric products and services through partnerships and market linkages across the continent.

About Heritors Lab Ltd

Heritors Labs is a Ghanaian-owned innovation services hub and research centre working at scaling research and development by fostering the conditions for crystallising the role of research and innovation in national development.