Make-IT Africa Innovation Policies
Political partners

Together, we create innovation momentum, connecting you with the right partners and empowering Innovation Ecosystems.

What we can do for your innovation policies

Our collaborative and systemic approach aims to develop national and pan-African innovation-friendly policy frameworks by providing trusted strategic, policy and organisational support, tools, and partners from your local and international #InnovationEcosystems.

Supporting your policymaking

With our collaborative approach, we support you with participatory policymaking and in establishing credibility and visibility.

Providing knowledge and tools

We can contribute to your policymaking with regional and pan-African knowledge, a communication platform, and relevant tools.

Promoting lasting connections

We connect you with experts, ecosystems, and other policymakers, enabling you to learn from peers across different countries.

News & events

Our programmes to promote innovation policies

Our policy programmes drive change at government level by developing innovative, digital policy frameworks to foster tech entrepreneurship. With our partners, we provide policymakers like you with harmonized tools to create an enabling environment for innovation.

I4Policy
Digital Innovation Policy Commons with i4Policy
The entrepreneurship policy toolkit, developed by i4Policy with support of GIZ, has proven itself as a useful knowledge repository.
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inABLE – Development of National Accessibility ICT Standards in Kenya
Access to inclusive digitization is the exception? Let’s make it everyday life!
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