Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is a parastatal organization with the responsibility of co-ordinating and promoting research and technology development activities in the country. It is the chief advisor to the Government on all matters pertaining to science and technology and their application to the socio-economic development of the country.
The Commission for Science & Technology (COSTECH) and The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) invite applications for the 2018 call on “Opportunities for Fostering Innovation”. COSTECH and HDIF are in collaboration to fund creativity and innovation generated from innovative ideas of citizens and institutions of Tanzania through a competitive call. The initiative is jointly funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). The aim of the Call is to strengthen the innovation ecosystem in Tanzania through facilitating the building up of capacity to innovate amongst researchers, private entrepreneurs, innovators and others.