Together with Prosper Africa, the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft, and Swisscham-Africa, we are organising the Innovation Mission Dakar 2021.
Dakar as a regional Innovation Hub
The off-grid provider Oolu (EnergyTech), Wari (a major FinTech player), Afrikamart (a leader in agri-food technology) and other companies have made Dakar the leading innovation hub in French-speaking Africa.
Export companies, start-ups, investors and entrepreneurs. We have no specific sector focus, we will meet actors in energy & environmental technologies, agriculture and agro-business, consumer goods, financial sector, construction, infrastructure & transport, industry & logistics, health.
What do you take away?
DAY 1 – DIGITAL AFRICA:
Official opening ceremony with high-ranking representatives of Senegal. We visit co-working spaces and get an overview of the digital transformation in Senegal and Africa. Field visits to startups. An evening networking event with the Senegalese innovation community completes the day.
DAY 2 – URBAN AFRICA:
Africa’s urban hotspots and their innovative and disruptive technologies. The dynamics of the city of Dakar with its need for urban and smart technologies (infrastructure development, transport solutions, water treatment, sustainable energy, etc.). Field trips to dynamic start-ups. Round table with capital networks, get-together.
DAY 3 – INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS MEETINGS:
Meetings according to participants’ wishes: potential customers or partners from business, government agencies, ministries and organisations/associations/NGOs.
Alternative programme: Field visits to projects and companies
Preliminary Detailed Programme
When and what does it cost?
Tuesday, September 28 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
Individual arrival on Monday before. Group programme in Dakar from Tuesday at 9.00 am until Thursday at 5 pm.
Costs: 1.800 Euro plus VAT
The price includes all lunches and dinners, programme, company and field visits, one Dakar tour. Flight and hotel costs are not included.
You are welcome to contact us:
Hans Stoisser, firstname.lastname@example.org, +43 676 9200200
Strong partners join forces. Prosper Africa is organising the Innovation Mission Dakar 2021 in cooperation with Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft and ECOTEC.
The trip enjoys the full official support of the Republic of Senegal, including high-ranking representatives such as the Senegalese Ambassador in Berlin, H.E. Cheikh Tidiane Sall.
Prosper Africa is a leading consultancy services provider for Africa’s francophone countries with hubs in Abidjan and Dakar
The Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft has been supporting companies in their economic engagement on the African continent for over 85 years.
Swisscham-Africa is Switzerland’s chamber of commerce für the promotion of economic relations with Africa
ECOTEC makes collaboration in Emerging Countries work. We bring together many years of entrepreneurial experiences at the interface between Europe and Africa.