holds a PhD in Economist of Innovation and she is certified Project Management Professional PMP® (PMI, USA). Dr Dosso has more than 15 years of experience, including nine (09) years as an Economist and then Project leader at the European Commission’s JRC in Spain. She is also a Senior Consultant for Innovation in Africa for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and provides Innovation & Creativity trainings to African and French Executives and CEOs.

Her main research areas include

innovation policies, mapping of research and innovation systems, technological and industrial dynamics, start-ups, Industry 4.0, value chains and innovation networks.  She has several academic, technical and policy publications on these topics covering sub-Saharan Africa and Europe. Dr Dosso is fluent in French, English and Spanish and holds a Doctorate in innovation economics and a master’s degree in industrial economics from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France.

Dr Dosso is also involved

in several non-profit organizations dedicated to innovators and entrepreneurs in Africa and act for the promotion of women in science, tech and business.  Dr Dosso belongs to the leaders selected for the Africa 2.0 España & Ashoka First African Diaspora Leadership Program and she has also been recently selected for the United States Department of State-funded program “African Descent Social Entrepreneurs Network (ADSEN).

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 are committed to co-developing sound evidence and to fostering local capacities for better decision making in the area of innovation, industrial and technological change in Africa.

The “Organisation Internationale de l’Innovation pour des Territoires et Industries Durables” (OIITID) has the four objectives :

Research & local data on innovation

Strengthen the knowledge capabilities of local stakeholders to inform better innovation policies for economic growth and sustainable transformations in Africa.

Culture of Innovation & monitoring 

Foster the culture of technological and non-technological innovation and the local monitoring  of innovation projects to improve the development impacts across African cities, regions and countries . 

Policy awareness & advocacy for innovators

Improve the relationships between impact entrepreneurs and innovation policy makers for sustainable growth in Africa.

Partnerships and co-creation for innovation

Facilitate the ecosystem interactions for impacting innovation ventures and help building sustainable bridges with knowledge and innovations networks in Africa and beyond.

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