CSF History

Grenada Meeting Recommends Establishing CSF

A high‐level meeting convened by Prime Minister Mitchell in Grenada on April 9, 2008 recommended the establishment of a Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) to help promote the aggressive development of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the Caribbean, and to harness STI for sustainable economic development of the region.

CSF Launched by CADSTI

On September 21, 2010, the Caribbean Diaspora for Science Technology and Innovation (CADSTI) led by its President, Dr. Cardinal Warde, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, launched the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago with the assistance of CARISCIENCE. Senator, The Hon. Fazal Karim, Minister of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education in the Government of Trinidad and Tobago gave the Keynote Address and launched the CSF on behalf of Prime Minister Kamla Persad‐Bissessar who was attending the United Nations Millennium Summit in New York.

The links below take you to the Program of the CSF Launch and Science Forum, and the Official Press Release announcing the Launch of the CSF: