The University of Dar es Salaam Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (UDIEC) in Collaboration with Trinity College (TCD) of the University of Dublin, Ireland, is conducting a Second Three Weeks Summer School Training on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Dar es Salaam. The training will run from 28th August 15th September 2017.
The opening Ceremony of the training was graced by His Excellency Ambassador Paul Sherlock, the Irish Ambassador to Tanzania. The event took place at the Entrepreneurship Resource Centre, UDSM on Monday 28th August 2017.
The training brings together 25 Postgraduate students from University of Dar es Salaam and 15 Postgraduate students from Trinity College, the University of Dublin, Ireland. The objectives of the summer school are to provide interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary platform to students for sharing expertise and experience in solving societal problem; to offer students a global experiential learning opportunity in temporary incubation centres and to create multi-cultural innovative and entrepreneurial educational atmosphere on the development and practical implementation of innovative solutions to specific socially relevant challenges. The training is solely practice-oriented pervaded by a number of workshops and guided by the theme “Water and Sanitation” for the purpose of enhancing trainees’ hands-on skills/ “learn-by-doing”.
The pilot Programme started last year (2016) and is financially supported by the Irish Government through its Embassy in Tanzania. The University of Dar es Salaam is grateful to the Irish Government for this support.