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.
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.