Notice to Shortlisted Collaborators The University of Ghana (UG) Maker Space

Starting March 14, 2019 - Ending March 14, 2020

OFFICE OF RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (ORID)

 

 

NOTICE TO SHORTLISTED COLLABORATORS

THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA (UG) MAKER SPACE

A Makerspace is a 21st century digitally-connected community workshop and lab, open to entrepreneurs and people in general who are interested in learning, designing and working together in a collaborative environment. Technical expertise for the establishment of the Makerspace has been generously provided by the Impact Hub, Accra.  http://accra.impacthub.net/

On December 5, 2018 a call for collaborators was issued by the Office of Research, Innovation and Development for the development and management of a UG Makerspace.

Intended beneficiaries of this space include students, faculty and industry.

We are pleased to share with the University Community the list of thirteen (13) collaborators comprising eleven (11) academic and non -academic staff, one (1) Institute and one (1) School.

  1. List of Individual Collaborators

No.

Name of Individual

Department/

School/College

Area of Expertise

1

Dr. Mrs. Agartha Ohemeng

Nutrition and Food Science

Child Malnutrition, Multidisciplinary approaches for addressing children malnutrition

2

Professor Oheneba Sakyi

School of Continuing and Distance Education

Educational Technology and Innovation

3

Dr. Richmond Aryeetey

Population Family and Reproductive Health

Public Health Nutrition

4

Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann

Biomedical Engineering

Engineering design, Design and selection of biomaterials, Medical device development

5

Mr. Jaato Bright Nsolebna

Chemistry

Renewable energy, Climate Change and Chemistry

6

Dr. Patrick Arthur

Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology

Drug discovery and chemical systems biology (Natural product chemistry, Microbiology Systems Biology Mycology, Medicinal Fermentation and Biotech Enterprises)

7

Mr. Godsway Asamoah

Agricultural Economics

 Agricultural Economics

 

8

Mr. Samuel Kpah

Economics

Development and International Economics

9

Dr. Benjamin Fiebor

CBAS

 Instrumentation

10

Dr. Matilda Essandoh Laar

Family and Consumer Sciences

 Nutrition

11.

Mrs. Abena Engmann

Office of Research, Innovation and Development

Managing Finance

 

  1. List of Unit Collaborators

No.

Name of Unit

College

Area of Expertise

1.

Institute of Applied Science and Technology

College of Basic and Applied Sciences

  1. Mobilization of University of Ghana resources for the transfer of knowledge, technology and innovation to industry, government and community in areas of;  
  • food processing, packaging and agribusiness
  • energy and climate change mitigation,
  • natural resources management and sustainable exploitation
  • health and traditional medicines
  • infrastructure development, water and sanitation
  1. Foster strong collaborations and interaction between industry and academia.

2.

School of Engineering Sciences

College of Basic and Applied Sciences

 Product Development, Machines, mobile apps, Robotics (Varied industrial applications)