Opportunity - Greenovations Africa Incubation Program - Call for Applications - Deadline 23 April 2023

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Greenovations Africa Incubation Program - Call for Applications - Deadline 23 April 2023
AfriLabs, VC4A, PAUWES, UNU-ViE, RCC Kampala
  • Bioenergy
  • Cooking
  • Impacts
  • Mobility
  • Solar
  • Off-grid
  • Climate Change
  • Improved Cookstoves
  • Water and Energy for Food
  • Productive Use
  • Renewable Energy
  • Chad
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Congo
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
The incubation and mentoring program called “Greenovations Africa - 2023” is part of the Greenovations project´s strategy to build capacities of young and women African innovators and entrepreneurs in the green sector with tailor-made support, mentorship, as well as seed grant funding to bring their innovations to market and scale in the green sector. it is implemented by the consortium of partners including AfriLabs, VC4A, RCC Kampala, the Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) and led by the United Nations University - VIE

Applicant profile in consideration:

• Be a young African aged below 35 old, holding a passport of one of the member countries of the African Union.* • Be based in one or more countries on the African continent. • Have an innovative green business in an early stage of development. ** • Be digitally literate (use the internet, computer, etc.). • Be fluent in English. • Have an innovation in the following sector: o Smart agriculture o Renewable energy o Waste management o Water management o Climate action.

  • Young African women are particularly encouraged to apply.
    • The stage of your product must be any of these or ahead of the below:

• Product development and prototyping • Testing and validation

• Go-to-market strategy.

"Chad, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe" is not in the list (Worldwide, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, ...) of allowed values for the "Country Opportunity" property.