Expected Key Outputs

1. Report on generated strategies to strengthen Academia-Industry linkages and partnerships.

2. Established networks and linkage of like-minded industry players, the academic community, public stakeholders, and development partners supporting and working with IUCEA towards the achievement of the regional aspiration of improving youth employability.  

Expected Outcomes

1. Enhanced linkages and partnerships between academia, industry and the public sector in the region

2. Improved skills development by institutions in partnership with relevant industries in the region

3. Increased opportunities for improved youth employability in the region. 

Targeted Participants

Private sector/ Business Community, Innovators, Researchers, Innovation hubs/ incubators/, Entrepreneurs Support Organizations,Higher Learning Institutions, Students, Governments’ policy and decision-makers, EAC Secretariat and institutions (IUCEA, EABC & EASTECO), Development partners