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  • Make-IT Startup Ecosystem Scouting & Study in Asia

    Taking into account the possible expansion of the Make-IT Initiative to Asia, Konnektiv was brought on to provide insight on the possibility of initiating a new project in the region to promote innovation and entrepreneurship specifically during the critical phase in the transition from a micro-company to a growth-oriented start-up. Konnektiv, in collaboration with our partner endeva, handled the design, planning and coordination of scouting trips…

  • Study on the AI-Privacy Conundrum in Germany and India

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful General-Purpose technology – considered as a game-changer that will have potential economic, social and political implications on all spheres of human life. The promise of AI presents a huge economic opportunity and to capitalize on this new technology wave governments have rolled out their national AI strategies….

  • Tech Trendscouting Toolkit for Social Impact

    Konnektiv developed a toolkit that gathers and describes best practices for tech trendscouting approaches to support entrepreneurship and digital social innovation in Africa. As a joint collaboration between GIZ, WSA, and Konnektiv with support of the Global Innovation Gathering network, the focus of this toolkit is offering tangible step-by-step guidelines, peer knowledge, and further resources. The Tech Trendscouting Toolkit…

  • Study on Digital Instruments in Development Cooperation for NGOs

    This study gives insights into the possibilities and limits of digital instruments in development cooperation of non-governmental organizations. The study includes an overview of current trends at the intersection of digitalization and development cooperation, interviews with important actors in the NGO sector, strategies, practical case studies and concrete recommendations for the implementation of digital projects…

  • Make-IT Ecosystem Accelerator in East & West Africa

    Overseeing the concept phase of the development and implementation of an accelerator in Kenya and Nigeria, Konnektiv assessed the gaps and needs in services for startups, developed a modular and sustainable portfolio of activities and formats to address these identified needs, and devised a plan to test the formats with the local partners…

  • SDGs Workshop and Articles for trendradar_2030

    For the project “Digital World” with betterplace lab, Konnektiv oversaw the design and moderation of a workshop with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The workshop was conducted by Melanie Stilz and Geraldine de Bastion. Following the workshop, Konnekiv contributed articles…

  • ICT in the Education Sector of Financial Cooperation

    Focusing on ICT in the education sector of financial cooperation, Konnektiv developed a strategic plan for KfW. The consultancy provided a general overview of ICT applications and actors in international development within the field of education and included an in-depth portfolio analysis of past and current KfW education projects, customised trainings, and workshops…

  • Strategy Consulting: Digitisation and International Cooperation

    Konnektiv was contracted by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung to consult on a digital strategy for all international offices within the foundation. The aim of the project was to ensure that the international structure was fit for digital transformation. We provided knowledge and expertise…

  • Innovative Digital Formats for Information Tours

    The Goethe-Institut Visitors Programme organises information tours to Germany on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office and in cooperation with the liaison offices of Goethe-Institut abroad. Konnektiv was contracted to assist in improving the internal processes and design of the information tours by examining how they could be supplemented and enhanced through…

  • Development of a Community-Centred MOOC Platform

    Konnektiv programmed an open source WordPress-based template for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) focussing on community exchange rather than one-to-many content delivery. The MOOC template, originally programmed for GIZ for the MOOC Economics of Land Degradation, has since been modified, updated, and customized…