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Showcasing the Rapid solar dryer innovation to farmers in Mbalala – Mukono, Kampala Uganda

On the afternoon of Wednesday June 22, 2016, the RAPID Solar Dyer one of the Innovations under incubation in the Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) www.ranlab.org  was mo
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Awarding the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab Youth Spark Innovation Grants (YSiG) beneficiaries

After widely advertising, receiving 400 applications to the Youth Spark Innovation Grants (YSiG) Call www.grants.ranlab.org, and a rigorous judging and selection process, the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovatio
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NITA (U ) signs MOU with RAN to support Research and Innovation in Africa and beyond.

Recognising that Research and Innovation are key drivers for national development and transformation to knowledge-based economies and societies, National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) http:/
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Workshop on Innovative Tools for Social Transformation, Rome Italy May 10-12, 2016

The workshop convened by the Rockefeller Foundation brought together over 60 participants from more than 50 social innovation hubs across the world. These included participants from the United Stated Agency for
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The 2016 Health App Challenge on May 13-14, 2016

Marie Stopes Uganda, a‘gold standard’ sexual and reproductive health services provider across Uganda together with Vodafone Uganda, a leading provider of 4G-LTE high-speed broadband data services, and Hosta
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SA RI Lab Workshops: Technical Support on Business Modelling, Needfinding, MKITS and YSiG Induction May 25-28 2016

On Wednesday May 25, 2016, the RAN Team conducted a Business modelling workshop at the Southern Africa RI Lab offices in one of the lecture halls of the University of Pretoria. 5 RIC4FIG Grantees and 1 YSiG ben
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One Health Research Fellows trained in the Design Thinking (DT) Course

On Thursday, 19th May 2016 the RAN Team had the privilege to train yet another cohort of 40 One Health Research Fellows in the Design Thinking (DT) course. The Fellows had been undertaking other courses in One
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Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab Youth Spark Innovation Grant Awardees Induction Session

It was yet another fulfilling opportunity on May 5, 2016 to join the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RI Lab) team in the Lab Innovation Space as they inducted the Youth Spark Innovation Grant award
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The RAN 11th Innovation Garage

The 11th Innovation Garage guided by the Theme “Catalyzing Engineering Solutions” was hosted by Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) on Friday May 27, 2016 at the Easter
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RAN Pitch Tuesday: Turning ideas into real innovative solutions to address communities’ most pressing challenges Presenting an improved Sewing Machine!

Have you ever taken your clothes to a tailor or even attempted to mend or tailor them yourself? Paul Omare, a mechanical engineering diploma holder, studied the mechanism of sewing machines and discovered that