AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is bridging Nordic and African companies and organisations
Penetration in Africa
Present in African countries
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® comply with UN Sustainable Development Goal nr. 17 “Partnerships”
“Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development”
Nordic businesses think sustainability in the business
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® (AIN) is the largest and most well-renowned business network for Nordic interests in Africa, with a minimum of four annual seminars and various business meetings at the African Embassies in the Nordic countries. The thematic seminars include relevant topics and interesting business cases. Members include companies from all sectors, educational institutions, funding institutions, resident ambassadors, organisations, and various trade associations, UN Organisations and NGOs. In 2017 we established AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® in Finland and in 2018 we have started up AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® in Sweden. This makes AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® by far the largest Nordic business network with focus on investments, trade and sustainable business in Africa.
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is a private and independent business network based on yearly membership. Annual memberships at AIN cost EURO 6,500 (ex. VAT) for partnership, EURO 4,000 (ex. VAT) for large companies, EURO 3,000 (ex. VAT) for medium sized companies and EURO 1,500 (ex. VAT) for small companies and organisations. The memebrship for fee for joining our sectorial business clusters is EURO 1,500 (ex. VAT) a cluster. Free of charge for members.This cover 2 persons from the same company/organisation participating in all seminars and business meetings. A membership at AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® gives access to any seminar or business meeting we arrange and facilitate all over the Nordics.
SEMINARS AND EVENTS
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® present a wide range of topics relevant for companies that are doing or wish to do business in the African region. We facilitate 4-5 seminars and a number of business- and roundtable meetings a year, focusing specifically on the daily challenges of doing business in Africa from the Nordic countries where we operate. Furthermore we facilitate workshops, guided tours, country visits and educational modules. From 2019 we facilitate a number of sector business clusters, starting with healthcare, UN and, Fintech clusters.
We also faciliate various business and networking meetings in cooperation with the African embassies present in the Nordic countries.
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® in Africa – from 2019 and onwards…
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is now embarking on the most ambitious network strategy to date. The goal is to create the most comprehensive bridge between Nordic and African ecosystems, clusters, companies and organisations. We are therefore inviting existing ecosystems, clusters, investors and local partners in 10 selected African countries to become a part of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®. The agenda will be ‘How to do business in the Nordics’ and will create the foundation for what is going to be a stimulating Nordic-African movement.
Advantages for Members
Meet companies already operating in Africa and get valuable information about how to do business in Africa
Discuss business opportunities in Africa with potential clients, partners, authorities, organisations and diplomats
Gateway to diplomacy
Meet the African diplomats resident in the Nordics and learn more about the local political agenda in the African countries
It´s about knowing the right people when doing business in Africa. Meet the right people with the competences you need for scaling up your business in Africa.
Not a member yet?
- More than EURO 70 million annual turnover or 250 employees
- Less than EURO 70 million annual turnover or less than 250 employees
- Less than EURO 5 million annual turnover or 50 employees
- As partner you´ll be listed on our webpage and posted on SoMe.
- As partner you must add value to the members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK
We carry out seminars, conferences, round table meetings and business & networking meetings at the African embassies in the Nordics and in Africa
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is facilitated by Nordekon Consultancy Company
– the leading Nordic consultancy company in how to do business in Africa