African Innovation Foundation

African Innovation Foundation

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is a Swiss registered Foundation that helps mobilize innovation, supporting sustainable development in Africa.

Our purpose The purpose of the African Innovation Foundation is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa. We want to see needs-based innovation and change happen.

The following thematic areas influence our work on innovation across Africa:

Innovation and technology: we release untapped potential in Africa, driving pragmatic, African-led solutions (Africans for Africa)
Governance and compliance: we promote African governance and access to law and legal resources
Social impact development: we sustain livelihoods through empowering the local population and through income generation.

At a Glance

Organization Type

  • Foundation


Strehlgasse 4,
8003 Zurich