InnovACTION Fellowship Program for African Innovators

Updated: Aug 13, 2020

The InnovaACTION Program is now recruiting the first cohort of African Innovators to the 2020 Innovation Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program will be for the period 1st September – 15th December 2020.


The InnocACTION Post-COVID Readiness Program is a 4-month program for innovators and entrepreneurs in Africa to support the development, deployment and diffusion of home-grown innovations. It offers African entrepreneurs and innovators the much-needed support in accelerating their products/services, ameliorating existing technologies and redesigning business models for the post-COVID-19 period.


The InnovACTION Program provides existing African entrepreneurs and innovators with an opportunity to re-think their products and technologies in readiness for the post-COVID-19 market environment.


The program is offered by experienced, passionate and committed Global Network of Innovation Experts for Africa. The diverse backgrounds of instructors, mentors and coaches ensures that participants receive a multi-level and multi-disciplinary support for innovation development.


Admission Criteria

All applicants to the Program must have a clearly defined need in any of the following areas:


- Product/Technology development

- Market Development;

- Commercialization and Technology Transfer; and/or

- International Expansion

- Applicants must have at least a High School Diploma or Equivalent with at least 3 years practical experience in innovation or entrepreneurship

- or a Bachelors Degree or Equivalent with 1 year experience in innovation or entrepreneurship.



The deadline for accepting applications is 25th August 2020.


More info: https://innovaction.idea2market.org/innovaction-fellowship-program/

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