Youth Lab

Building talent capacity


Youth needs a platform that match their needs. This platform provides an entry stage innovation platform for capacity building along Technology, Culture,Education,social innovation in a practical way and help them to transition from passion to expertise .The programme focuses on maker spaces, coaching and thinkathons activities.

The A&N360 is an IOT division comprising an automation maker space (A360) that aims to utilize Internet of things and 3D printing to design and fabricate intelligent prototypes and product models and a networking subset focused on designing and implementig ICT networking moslty by open source based solutions.

Lubumbashi verte, usually called Lubverte, is an active community young lovers of nature who believe and advocate the conservation of the nature by designing small to medium green spaces, planting flowers and trees and communicating about climate change challenges through medias and Yali Learn events. Lubverte is empowered by the CIL in using technological instrument such as Internet of things skills to implement DIY green projects such as weather stations , plastic recycling factory to complement the communication endeviour and engage the youth in a more tangible, practical and effective way.
Lubverte want to be a model of eco-responsible innovation community and has been initiated by Adoni Mutombo, a young student, with the support of the centre d'innovation de Lubumbashi, Les Amis de la Nature and N'Art Design. Lubverte expect to develop as a Green NGO

Young entrepreneurs club focuses on sharing knowledge, resources and informations about startups , competitions (local, regional, global). The club focuses on improving skills on pitching, business model design , business planing and seed funding mechanisms.

All for social Innovation (All4SI), is a mutual project by the Centre d'innovation de Lubumbashi and All for social justice , a hub advocating no violence and pacific approach to conflict resolution. The aim of the project is to provide the young people , specially the homeless and the most exposed to conflicts, entrepreneurship skills and technology literacy to support their positive insertion into the society at equal chance as others and break up the violence cycle. They are young , they have the energy as any youth but they need inspiration and skills relevant to the society. All4SI complement this through recycling and electronics Maker spaces with special focus on cash generating hands-on skills and co-working. This project expects to grow as a special incubation academia and franchise to provide a trusted brand and platform where these developing entrepreneurs can be supported, earn money and succeed