Students enable market entry in Germany for Moringa from Mali and the Ivory Coast
The project is part of the Bayer Foundation's Action Learning Programme and the Social Impact Start-up Academy (SISTAC), which brings together master's students with social entrepreneurs from emerging sub-Saharan Africa.
Game-changing female entrepreneurs from the Global South - is your innovation driving positive change by bringing better health and nutrition to everyone? Harvest a ealthier future by applying for the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2023.
White paper on obstacles and challenges for female entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa
What do 501 women from 35 different countries in sub-Saharan Africa have in common? They all applied for the 2022 Women Empowerment Award with their innovations in health and nutrition, driving change and shaping the continent's future. What else? They all face similar challenges that prevents their businesses to scale.
Humboldt Research Hubs: African-German science partnerships for pandemic preparedness
The experience of the past three years with COVID-19 has shown that being prepared for and able to respond quickly to pandemics can help save lives and minimize the impact of global health crises on societies and economies. Policy-makers and scientists have recognized the importance of international cross-border collaboration in pandemic management. One promising example of this type of collaboration are the new Humboldt Research Hubs, established to build scientific capacity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Women Empowerment Award 2023: Meet 15 female founders making strides for social change
In collaboration with Unknown Group, we are thrilled to announce the winners of the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2023. This award recognizes and supports 15 outstanding female entrepreneurs from the Global South (Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East, and Asia Pacific) who are driving social change through their innovative health, nutrition, and agricultural solutions.
Boundary-Breaking Science Symposia: Learning from Life in Extreme Environments
Studying extreme phenotypes like cancer resistance, longevity, and drought tolerance may lead to biomedical insights that would not otherwise be possible. The scope of this symposium was to peek into the fascinating world of extremophiles and to let nature inspire the scientific community at Bayer in all three divisions: Pharmaceuticals, Crop Science, and Consumer Health.