Food Security
Symposium 2018

Developing effective and equitable interdisciplinary

partnerships to address food insecurity in Africa

Sainsbury Laboratory Auditorium, University of Cambridge, UK

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Our Core Values


our programs

Scientific Laboratory & Bioinformatics Training

We provide quality hands-on laboratory training in various aspects of molecular biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics and computational biology with strong emphasis on biological concepts and lab techniques applied in agricultural and biomedical research. Knowledge and skills ga...

Professional Development And Science Leadership Training

As part of our efforts to train and inspire a new generation of scientists and leaders in Africa, we work in partnership with a Certified Leadership Coach to provide training in the area of Professional Development and Science Leadership to our scientific workshop trainees. Our g...

Africa Biotech Summit

The Africa Biotech Summit is an initiative created by JR Biotek Foundation to bring together Africa's present and future leaders and key stakeholders in Africa and the diaspora to discuss the state of Africa’s biotech sector and to propose more practical solutions that will con...

Bioinnovation for Africa Pitching Workshop & Competition

The Bioinnovation for Africa Pitching Workshop and Competition was created by JR Biotek Foundation to identify and celebrate innovations made to improve lives and systems in Africa. The first Bioinnovation Competition was held at our inaugural African Diaspora Biotech Summit at C...

recent news

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge (UK) to ho...

Congratulations to our Founder, Carol Ibe for being named 'Researcher of the Month' by the Cambridge Global Food Securit...

upcoming events

We are now accepting applications for our Molecular Laboratory Training Workshop...

to be held in collaboration with the Department of Plant Sciences, University of...