It is our distinct pleasure to announce the three winners of our ACCESS University of Ideas Competition 2021, who were officially announced and awarded at our award ceremony yesterday – 07 December 2021 – as part of the 5th International iN4iN conference. We want to congratulate our winners, and at the same time take the opportunity to thank all the participants who contributed to the competition, despite the global difficulties. It was a close competition at the top.

In no specific order, but with great pleasure, we like to congratulate:

Mr. Robertson Klaingar from the IRGIB Africa University in Benin. He participated with his idea “The road to intrapreneurship”.

Dr. Oluwaseyitanfunmi Osunade and Ms. Blessing Asoro from the University of Ibadan. They participated with their idea “Gamified Learning of employability skills using artificial intelligence” (GLESAI).

Dr. Nicolas Kinyanjui from the Riara University in Kenya. He participated with his idea “Practical interface between higher education institutions (HEIS) and employers in an integrated curriculum in Kenya – EEIF.”

Each winning team will receive a financial prize of €1,000.00, generously sponsored by Conoscope GmbH.

We are also grateful to our project sponsors, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).