Albert A. Kure
Albert A. Kure is a trained third-generation teacher, certified Manager, food security and climate change advocate, Biotech innovator, and Entrepreneur who’s work as Co-founder of FrontierSS, a science solutions company created in 2018, is at the intersection of championing STEM education and the creation or facilitating of innovative solutions in the form of ideas, products, or processes that can tackle local problems and on commercialization shift Africa leaps toward the actualization of the SDGs and Agenda2063.
His experience as an Innovator is evidenced by his emergence as winner of Unity Bank’s ‘#TheUnifiers’ Award in the Lantern Category for Innovation in Science and Technology, as well as his delivery of the winning pitch at the global Thought For Food (TFF) challenge in Brazil, answering the question “how do we feed 9+ billion people by 2050?”. Albert is a member of the UN and ICCDI Africa’s Youth Climate Innovation Hub, One Young World Ambassador, Faculty member at GreenRise Hub; Nigeria’s premier food, agriculture, and agritech innovation hub, Fellow of the African Union and World Youth Forum’s African Presidential Leadership Program (APLP) in Egypt, and Audi Environmental Foundation Scholar, with the scholars being 15 youth around the world engineering a sustainable future while proffering solutions to the problems of scarce resources, environmental destruction, climate change, and population growth.
As a TFF Ambassador, and Mentor to the only African finalist team from Cameroon in the 2020 TFF challenge, he retains memberships to the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), Metabolomics Society, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), and the Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria (NISEB) where he was once a recipient of Prof. (Mrs.) J. Okpuzor’s award.