Global Innovation Gathering

The Global Innovation Gathering brings together innovation hub managers, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs from across the world. Launched at re:publica 2013, the Global Innovation Gathering has become an central part of the re:publica programme, showcasing tech innovation and maker projects from Asia, Africa and Latin America. The GIG participants have formed a strong community that exchanges information and expertise on innovation and maker issues throughout the year.

GIG is organized in partnership with the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and in 2014 was also supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as well as the GIG partners: the AfriLabs network, the AfricaHacktrip, the AMPION, AfriMakers, iceBauhaus and Impact Hub.

If you are interested in connecting with the GIG community please join our Facebook group:

If you are interested in participating in the next GIG at re:publica 2015 – please watch this space as we will be announcing how to apply in the next months!