The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will launch the University of Ghana Innovation and Entrepreneurship Network (UGEIP) on 6th August 2021.
UGIEP is a trans-disciplinary initiative that seeks to foster entrepreneurship and innovation culture at the University of Ghana, through extracurricular programmes and projects that support creative thinking, venture creation and growth towards the advancement of innovation and entrepreneurship development in Ghana.
It will help unlock the ideas of students, alumni and faculty members of the University of Ghana, and translate the products and services from these ideas into products, services and processes leading to employment and economic growth opportunities in Ghana.
The UGIEP is an integral part of the University’s research development strategy to enhance its innovation ecosystem. The programme is designed to engage students, alumini, faculty, and external stakeholders in leveraging the research, innovative skills and experimental models to create start-ups and other opportunities.
UGIEP is a result of the partnership between the University of Ghana through its Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST), and the Global Entrepreneurship network-Ghana (GEN-Ghana).
The event will also be attended by captains of industry, policy -makers, academia , civil society organizations, development partners, the media, students and alumni of the University of Ghana
Source: Joy Business
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