InnovACTION Fellowship Program for African Innovators

Updated: Aug 13

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.

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