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Bahir Dar University STEM Incubation Center provided an indoor and outdoor training on GIS, Remote sensing and Surveying for 56 STEM center students from grade 11 and grade 12 students on December 08/2018. Students were given a chance to attend a theoretical training in class and went to field to exercise with different modern equipment of the University. The training was given by experts from GeoDTC research center led by the director of the... Read More

Bahir Dar University STEM Incubation Center participated at the “Third National Science Fair Competition and Exhibition” held at the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MoIT) campus organized by Ministry of Education (MoE), STEM Synergy and UNESCO, from November 05 – 10/2018. The BDU STEM team was led by two leaders and 5 project teams with a total of 11 students from grade 10 – 12 participated.

Bahir Dar University STEM Incubation Center in collaboration with the Ethiopian Educators Without Borders (EEWB) is going to organize a two days’ workshop, Dec 27 – 28, 2018 at Bahir Dar University.The workshop will cover a public lecture and field activities on STEM education, Biotechnology, 5-km run, group discussion and related activities. The EEWB team led by DrAbebeKebede will provide trainings for STEM students and University staff,... Read More

The Bahir Dar University STEM Center organized its 3rd STEM-Girls camp program from January 15 to 22, 2018. The training was held at the main campus of the university where dormitories and training facilities were provided for the program. 60 students from grades 9 to 12 of all public and private high schools found in Bahir Dar City attended the training. It was managed by 7 teaching staff pooled from all STEM departments of the university.... Read More

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) stream is showing remarkable progress in the first and second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-I and GTP-II) in the Ethiopian context.

State Minister of MoST Professor Afework Kassu recently told The Ethiopian Herald that high productivity in various sectors will be made practical only through modern research and technological advancement.

It is due to this fact that... Read More

A national robotics and engineering competition was held in Addis Ababa inside the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences campus from Nov 6 - 10 organized by Ministry of Education, UNESCO, Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and STEM Synergy. BDU STEM center was represented by 12 students where six of them  competed in the robotics part while the other 6 competed in the engineering part in different types of projects. Before the 12 students were selected to... Read More

The American Embassy delegate led by Tintin Boswell visited the Bahir Dar STEM center. The team visited the traditional medicinal plants garden of the center, the class and lab rooms through which the center is providing training for school students and teachers. After the tour, there was a brief presentation of the current and future activities of the center followed by a discussion with STEM center team about future collaboration of the BDU... Read More

The African Union delegate led by Her Excellency Prof. Sarah Anyang, the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, and Science and Technology visited the Bahir Dar STEM center. The team visited the traditional medicinal plants garden of the center, the class and lab rooms through which the center is providing trainings for school students and teachers.

Profile of the Program:

Bahir Dar STEM Incubation Center is Officially Inaugurated in September 12,2014. The finance for the construction and laboratory and office equipments purchase are totally covered by Mr. Mark Gelfand, a generous philanthropist committed to assist the development of science and technology in Ethiopia. Costing over 13 million Ethiopian birr, the complex will be serving at the centre of exposing young and enthusiastic students to the world of... Read More

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