Innovation is more than a buzz word at MIT. From breakthrough technologies and immersive programs to world-class curriculum, we equip MIT students and entrepreneurs with the skills they need to become principled innovators who improve the world. Our programs are part of the MIT Innovation Initiative which collaborates with all five schools at MIT to strengthen the vibrant culture and programming of innovation and principled entrepreneurship.
Featured Innovators & Inventors
Millions of cocoa farmers live in poverty across western Africa. Over the years, these farmers have been forced to contend with geopolitical instability, predatory loan practices, and a general lack of information that hampers their [...]
Soga Oni (Legatum Fellow, 2015-2016) discusses the challenges he’s faced building his company, MDaaS, and how working with Ventures Platform has provided the capital and connections to help make that happen. Read More on Artifact [...]
COVID-19 has exacerbated public health concerns in Libya as the country approaches 10 consecutive years of political turmoil and civil war. In 2020 alone, health facilities have been targeted in at least 15 attacks, making hospitals [...]
Programs at MIT
Please find below links to the MIT programs, initiatives, and centers that focus on innovation in Africa.
Curriculum & Classes at MIT
Interested in educational entrepreneurship programming? MIT offers curriculum and classes in three areas: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Invention and Online Learning.
Programs in Africa
Acquire the skills you need to build successful ventures through our immersive entrepreneurship programs.
Funding, Mentorship & Networking Opportunities
MIT offers many engagement opportunities for global entrepreneurs who are doing business in Africa.