MboaLab is an open and collaborative space located in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It is a laboratory for social innovation, community education, collaboration and mediation at the service of the common good. Operating as a research and applied Center for Open Science and Citizen Science, Mboalab was officially opened in December 2017, with the objective to catalyze sustainable local development and improve people’s living conditions through open science.
Our main mission is to make biotechnology research and tools more accessible to laboratories in Cameroon and Africa. There is an important need for these communities to contribute to scientific research and projects that target local health issues. As a result of growth, on June 27th 2022, Mboalab Biotech is our new organization name.