The 27th TWAS General Meeting will take place from 14 to 17 November at Kigali Convention Centre, in the Rwandan capital of Kigali. It is held under the title of “Innovation for Sustainability”. The meeting will feature the traditional ministerial session, with high-level government and policy representatives offering detailed views of the challenges and opportunities requiring science in the developing world. Symposia will focus on science related to epidemics; insights into the universe; and science and technology in Rwanda. Furthermore, the annual TWAS-Lenovo Prize and other high-level awards will be announced, and new TWAS Fellows and Young Affiliates will be selected.