NIPC, Horasis Nigeria to Host Presidential Innovation Investment Week, Other Activities

By May 31, 2022 June 24th, 2022 NEWS

Abuja, May 31 РFollowing a partnership with Horasis Nigeria, and in line with her mandate to encourage, promote and coordinate investment in Nigeria, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) will host the Presidential Innovation Investment Forum,  the inaugural Horasis Africa meeting, amongst other activities, lined up this year.

This was made public after a preparatory meeting between NIPC, Horasis Africa, and other stakeholders, today.

“NIPC will, within her mandate, continue to provide all the necessary support that Horasis Nigeria needs in order to successfully execute these laudable projects of economic importance,” said Mr Emeka Offor, NIPC’s Acting Executive Secretary/CEO, while expressing the Commission’s willingness to partner with Horasis.

In 2021, NIPC signed a 2-year contract with Horasis to host the annual Horasis Global Business meetings on the continent by which NIPC serves as the anchor government Institution partner for the organization of the event.

NIPC is collaborating with other partners including the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to host the annual meetings within the 2 year period.

In their presentation at the meeting, Horasis Nigeria stated that other activities lined up for the year include the launch of the Disruptive Innovation Center in the Federal Capital Territory, the launch of the Cross border Food Trade Forum and Digital Food Trade Ecosystem in collaboration with OneAgrix and the aggregation/launch of Nigeria’s top 500 Icons of Innovation list to serve as an inspiring benchmark for disruptive innovators in Nigeria.

Horasis is an independent, international think tank, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The presentation at the meeting was made by the Horasis Nigerian President, Dr Shamsuddeen Usman and Horasis Africa Director, Dr Noel Akpata.