UniAbuja’s centre secures N2.6bn grant from Germany

UniAbuja’s centre secures N2.6bn grant from Germany

The University of Abuja’s (UniAbuja) Centre for Entrepreneurship Development in collaboration with two other bodies has secured N2.6 billion grant.

A terse post shared on the verified Facebook page of the University on Saturday, said the grant was secured from Germany.

It reads : “We are excited to announce that the UofA (University of Abuja) Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, in collaboration with the ACCT Best Centre and Innovo and Crescentia Limited, has been awarded a significant grant of N2.6 billion (€ 3 million) by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (G I Z).

“The grant is to facilitate the establishment of a Digital Innovation Hub (D I E) to provide a one-stop-shop for MSMEs in the North-Central Zone to digitally transform their operations and enhance their competitiveness.

” G I Z is widely recognised for its commitment to supporting innovative initiatives and organisation striving to bring about positive change.”

PlatinumPost reports that scholars from the university had last year secured over a billion Naira as research grants and other academic awards.

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