CSCR™ a 2017 Sponsor of the African Grand Challenge

The Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research™ is proud to have supported the African Grand Challenge held by the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST).

The Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research™ is proud to have supported the 2017 African Grand Challenge held by the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in January. “The objectives of the NM-AIST African Grand Challenge are to innovate for Africa, to collaborate and learn together, and to foster multi-level partnerships for sustainable futures.”(NM-AIST) The event's 2017 focus was on digital technologies and their impact on healthcare services. The challenge focus varies each year with the ultimate goal of enhancing the quality of life in Africa.  “One important and lasting impact of the AGC will be a network of public and private partnerships that provides a foundation for a community of researchers and entrepreneurs that work towards sustainable solutions to pressing social problems.” (NM-AIST)