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Solomzi Makohliso

Deputy Director, EssentialTech Centre at EPFL Switzerland

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Solomzi Makohliso is the Deputy Leader of the EssentialTech Program at EPFL. He is an international entrepreneur with biotechnology start-up industry experience from the United States, Switzerland, and South Africa. His areas of interest include sustainable innovation, entrepreneurship and impact investing, especially geared towards healthcare and green technologies in sub-Saharan Africa. He currently serves on the Swiss National Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology with Africa, as well as a board member of various start-up companies in South Africa and Switzerland. Previously, he served as a member of the Biotechnology Advisory Panel for the national Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) in South Africa and was a Member of the Nanotechnology Advisory Board in South Africa.

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