Makerere university calls for submissions of student projects for TechCon 2014

Makerere university calls for submissions of student projects for TechCon 2014
Students on internship from Makerere University, College of William and Mary, Texas A&M and Southern Illinois University pose for a group photo with some of the RAN staff at the RAN Office Premises, School of Public Health, CHS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Image courtesy RAN-MakSPH - See more at: http://news.mak.ac.ug/2014/08/call-submissi
Students on internship from Makerere University, College of William and Mary, Texas A&M and Southern Illinois University pose for a group photo with some of the RAN staff at the RAN Office Premises, School of Public Health, CHS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. 

Makerere university is calling for submission of projects for consideration to participate in TechCon 2014.

Does your project or innovation address the world’s development challenges like issues of climate change manifesting as drought, floods, landslides, disease outbreaks, sanitation; chronic conflict, urbanization, agriculture, food security, chronic diseases (HIV&AIDS)?

Kindly submit an abstract of not more than 300 words summarizing your project, the issue/problem being addressed and the methodology used to solve the problem to the e-mail address : sagaba@ranlab.org <mailto:sagaba@ranlab.org>

Qualifying Projects shall then be contacted to pitch to the EasternAfrica Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RILab), ResilientAfrica Network(RAN), School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University  in August 2014 and the winners stand a chance of participating in TechCon 2014 in California, USA in November 2014

Note: Please include the team members and their respective contacts in-case submission is a group project. Individual projects shall also be considered. Faculty are also welcome to nominate student projects for consideration. To learn more about the TechCon experience, visit the Winners TechCon 2013 Brian Gitta’s blog, Matibabu at

http://matibabu.blog.com/2013/11/26/hesn-techcon-2013/

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