Just In: LAUTECH wins British Council funding inaugural innovation for IAU 2021

The British Council has announced the winners of funding for the inaugural Innovation for African Universities programme (IAU), 2021, Mouthpiece NGR can report. 

Team LAUTECH is a member of one of the 24 Network Partners who were selected through a rigorous selection process from over 50 Applications.

The team to which LAUTECH belongs consists of Durban University of Technology, South Africa, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Innovate Durban, South Africa, LAUTECH, Nigeria and Kisii University, Kenya.

Two lecturers of LAUTECH are members of this team. They are: Prof. Justice O. Emuoyibofarhe; the Dean of Faculty of Computing and Informatics and Dr. John B. Oladosu; Ag. HOD, Department of Computer Engineering.

In the first phase is the investigation stage; 25% of the fund is available (phase 1- grant of up to £15,000 per Network Partnership).

Phase two is the implementation stage, and 75% is available (phase 2- grant of at least £45,000 per qualifying Network Partnership, as determined by a review of interim reporting).

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