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We support, strengthen and promote science and innovation in Africa

The SFA Foundation is committed to improving the quality of lives of African people and to promoting the uptake of research in communities, industry and the public sector.

We support, strengthen and promote science and innovation in Africa

The SFA Foundation is committed to improving the quality of lives of African people and to promoting the uptake of research in communities, industry and the public sector.

We support, strengthen and promote science and innovation in Africa

The SFA Foundation is committed to improving the quality of lives of African people and to promoting the uptake of research in communities, industry and the public sector.

We support, strengthen and promote science and innovation in Africa

SFA is committed to improving the quality of lives of African people and to promoting the uptake of research in communities, industry and the public sector.

Our Goal

The goal of the SFA Foundation is to support in addressing the continent’s most pressing developmental needs by generating knowledge that solves problems and informs decision-making.
The SFA Foundation serves the African research ecosystem by funding excellent research and innovation ideas; enabling interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers and, building and reinforcing environments that are conducive for scientists to thrive and produce quality research that generates new, locally relevant knowledge.

SFA Foundation Pillars

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Science programme design and oversight

The SFA Foundation serves the African research ecosystem by funding excellent research and innovation ideas;

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Science funding

The SFA Foundation serves the African research ecosystem by funding excellent research and innovation ideas;

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Science agenda setting

The SFA Foundation serves the African research ecosystem by funding excellent research and innovation ideas;

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Scope, Creation & Team Ethos

Created by an experienced team of scientists, professionals and African and global partners who have established a series of major science initiatives across the continent, the SFA Foundation is revolutionising approaches to advance the development of science and Innovation on the continent.

It’s commitment to strengthening the entire research ecosystem is refl ected in the creation of major science and innovation programmes implemented through a well-established grant making scheme, advocacy and promotion of scientifi c excellence, emphasis on intra-Africa collaboration and evidence-based policymaking mechanisms.

Aligning african priorities to our long-term strategy

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Global Public Health / Health Security

This will focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, mental health that are now placing Africa in the grip of multiple pandemics.

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Global Public Health / Health Security

This will focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, mental health that are now placing Africa in the grip of multiple pandemics.

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Global Public Health / Health Security

This will focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, mental health that are now placing Africa in the grip of multiple pandemics.