Next Einstein Forum announces 2019-2021 class of NEF Fellows

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 21, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The NEF Fellows program recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, all under 42 years, at least 40 percent of whom are women, are chosen for their strong scientific record, the relevance of research or innovation, and potential for...

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BAT progresses COVID-19 candidate vaccine into Phase I human clinical trials
Source: BAT - Dec 16, 2020

Investigational New Drug application approved by the FDA for COVID-19 candidate vaccine, allowing BAT to progress into a Phase I clinical trial in adult volunteers Vaccine candidate created using innovative plant-based technology Vaccines manufactured using BAT’s vaccine platform have the potential to be stable at room temperature which could offer...

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Highlights from NEF-GG 2020: Day Two

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 10, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has hosted the first-ever virtual edition of the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering (NEF-GG), Africa’s largest scientific gathering. Organized against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, under the theme “Building Africa’s resilience through education, research and innovation”, this year’s 3-day...

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Bill and Melinda Gates call for collaboration, continued innovation to overcome challenges of delivering COVID-19 scientific breakthroughs to the world

Gates Foundation pledges additional $250 million to accelerate development and equitable distribution of COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines to end the pandemic SEATTLE, United States of America, December 9, 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced it will commit an additional $250 million to...

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Highlights from NEF-GG 2020: Day One
Source: African Institute For Mathematical Science - Dec 9, 2020

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 9, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is currently hosting the first-ever virtual edition of the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering (NEF-GG), Africa’s largest scientific gathering. Organized against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, under the theme “Building Africa’s resilience through education, research...

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