Criteria & Requirements:

  • Being a woman leading/owning an impactful and scalable business
  • Committing to the 6 months program duration
  • Having an impactful and scalable business that has been in operation for a minimum of 24 months and is based in ECOWAS region
  • Signing the SHEBA agreement (to be provided to these selected)

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Agribusiness (AgriTech, Production, Processing, Wholesale & Retailing, any other agribusiness value chain aspects), Healthcare, Technology (FinTech

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Africa is the youngest continent on the planet. 22 per cent of Africa’s working-age population are starting businesses – the highest entrepreneurship rate in the world. Therefore, the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award brings together, the need for innovative solutions to support healthcare workers with the power of the young entrepreneurial spirit.

Applicants must be aged between 18-35 at the time of applying for the Award and be a citizen or national of an African country. 

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AfOx-HIP will identify 50 outstanding emerging African researchers and innovators, proposing new solutions for health and facilitate their interaction with partners across Oxford, for the AfOx Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme.

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The Next Health Accelerator exists to create Sexual and Health wellness, reaching beyond existing boundaries to ensure women and girls in Africa have access to Sexual and Reproductive Health. It endeavours to disrupt healthcare in Africa with an initial focus on sexual and reproductive and particularly on self-care. NHA selects the best innovators, helps them refine their value proposition and products, provides seed funding and connects them with leading corporations or organizations for value chain access.

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Treating relatively fine bone fractures is challenging, as mechanisms to promote and correct bone growth used in large fractures are not suitable. Wits researchers have developed an injectable compound which is liquid at room temperature and becomes solid at body temperature that meets this need. It...

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Proposals should not exceed 20 pages, and where relevant, supporting documentation should be attached as appendices. The following documentation must be included:

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The Innovation and Health Summit provides the platform for experts, specialists, researchers, investors, developers and innovators related to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and related innovation and technology provides a great opportunity to cross-reference and share solutions with a broad...

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The Innovation and Health Summit provides the platform for experts, specialists, researchers, investors, developers and innovators related to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and related innovation and technology provides a great opportunity to cross-reference and share solutions with a broad...

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This RfA requests that Applicants respond in detail to Phase 1 – delivering DHALP as an online 18- month program, including:

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The Stress and Stroke Predictor is a digital prediction tool that uses 3 biomarkers and blood pressure readings to accurately predict and quantify future risk of chronic stress and resulting diabetes, ischemic heart disease and stroke. Using a proprietary algorithm, formulated from 30 years of...