At the workshop for the final beneficiaries of the APEX project, 𝐴𝑝𝑝𝑢𝑖 𝑎̀ 𝑙𝑎 𝑐𝑟𝑒́𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑑’𝑢𝑛 𝑃𝑜̂𝑙𝑒 𝑑’𝐸𝑥𝑐𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑝𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑚𝑢𝑡𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑠𝑒𝑟 𝑒𝑡 𝑎𝑐𝑐𝑒́𝑙𝑒́𝑟𝑒𝑟 𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑠𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑡 𝑑𝑒𝑠 𝑟𝑒́𝑠𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑠 𝑑𝑒 𝑙𝑎 𝑟𝑒𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑐ℎ𝑒 𝑎𝑔𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑜𝑙𝑒 𝑒𝑡 𝑎𝑔𝑟𝑜𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑖𝑟𝑒- third-party project lead by the Institut Senegalais de Recherches Agricoles , and funded by VaRRIWA in Senegal- 30 innovative sub-projects benefited from a series of 6-month training courses following a national call for applications (aimed at research and innovation players in Senegal’s agricultural and agri-food sector) on:
✔️ Business creation and management
✔️ Industrial development
✔️ Intellectual property (IP) management
🧲 At the end of the training courses, a selection was made from the 30 projects, and 10 were chosen to benefit from additional support in terms of protection, coaching and financial support for the maturation and execution of the sub-project towards a start-up or the creation of a marketable license.
At the end of the workshop, each beneficiary presented his or her innovation in greater detail through a presentation enriched by discoveries and lessons learned.