The APSA (Association for the Promotion of Sciences in Africa) is an association under the French law 1901 created in 2008, from a unique vision:
Africa needs Science and the world needs African Scientists.
APSA members include 4 Nobel Prizes and 4 Fields Medals but also more than a 30 young researchers.
The objectives of APSA are :
- Work for scientific training and support emerging researcher teams in Africa
- Assist in the development of high-level scientific research
- Influence the international scientific community to act in these directions
- Foster collaborations between African and European scientists, and between African scientist themselves
- Help research Professors from African universities who have set up, under difficult conditions, higher education attracting a growing mass of young people
- To develop a true shared scientific culture to enable Africa to solve its own problems using the most effective tools, those of the most advanced science
- Assist African organizations to develop research and pedagogical tools in experimental sciences
- Promote entrepreneurship and the creation of start-ups impacting Science and Technologies