ACEGID Of Redeemer’s University Named Regional Repository And Bioinformatics Centre By WHO And Africa CDC [2020]

The African Centre of Excellence for the Genomics of Infectious Disease (ACEGID), Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, has been named one of the regional repository and bioinformatics centres by the WHO and Africa CDC to provide sequencing, data analysis and other technical support services to the countries where they are located as well as to neighbouring countries and countries in their sub-regions.

This development was announced on Thursday, September 10, by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through a press release announcing the launch of a network of laboratories to reinforce genome sequencing of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, in Africa.

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ColdHubs Emerges Sustainable And Healthy Food For All Winner At 2020 Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative For Global Prosperity

ColdHubs Limited has emerged Sustainable and Healthy Food For All winner at the 2020 Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative For Global Prosperity (Cohort 2).

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu’s ColdHubs is among four companies to win a $1 million (Dh3.67 million) Global Maker Challenge innovation prize set up by Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity.

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ColdHubs Limited Wins 2020 Cooling As A Service (CaaS) Prize

ColdHubs Limited has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Cooling as a Service (CaaS) Prize for their exemplary CaaS model that saved 20,400 tons of food from spoilage in 2019 alone.

The runners-up were Energy Partners and Maxwell & Spark.

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