STRIDE Ethiopia 2024 Annual Grand Expo to be Held Next Week in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa: Science, Technology, Research, Innovation, Digitalization, and Entrepreneurship (STRIDE) Ethiopia 2024 Annual grand expo will be held from May 19 - 26, 2024 in Addis Ababa. STRIDE Ethiopia, initiated by the Ministry of Innovation and Technology of Ethiopia, is a pioneering annual event aimed at fostering collaboration and innovation in Science, Technology, Research, Innovation, Digitalization, and Entrepreneurship. It serves as a conference and an expo, bringing together stakeholders from startups, ecosystem builders, corporations, government offices, academia, and development partners. The expo is organized under the theme 'Science Unlocks, Technology Connects, Innovation Drives,' it was learned. Briefing the media today, State Minister of Innovation and Technology, Yeshurun Alemayehu said the expo will be launched officially on May 18, 2024, in the presence of senior government officials at ICT Park, in Addis Ababa. Furthermore, the expo will be opened for the public at the Science Museum from May 19- 26, 2024. The 8 day expo aims to promote the activities in science, technology, research and digitalization. Strengthening the relationship between the players of the sector and create awareness about the services. More than 150 governmental and private institutions engaged in electronic services, organizations that operate using technologies, banks, E-commerce and ICT companies are expected to participate at the expo. Senior Advisor for Minister Abiot Bayu on his part mentioned that various activities will be conducted at the expo including panel discussions and experience sharing among companies and institutions engaged in the field. Innovation works in the areas of information technology, health, education, agriculture, industry among others will be displayed for exhibition, he added. Source: Ethiopian News Agency