With increased dependency on IT in developing countries such as Uganda, there is a need for enhancing the skills in software engineering, digital innovation and entrepreneurship. The project aims to contribute to capacity building in Ugandan higher education through training PhD students within the afore-mentioned areas, and to support local co-supervisors in their competence development.

Expected impact

Social and economic development of Uganda through increased capacity within software engineering, digital innovation and entrepreneurship, primarily within the academic field of e-Health.

Theoretical perspectives

Digital innovation, entrepreneurship, governance, resource orchestration.


Makerere University and Swedish and Ugandan stakeholders within healthcare.

SCDI participants

Michael Kizito, Johan Magnusson, Dina Koutsikouri.

Funding and timeline

SIDA, 2016-2021