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The Africa Oxford Health Innovation Platform (AfOx-HIP) is a multi-disciplinary programme to support African innovators develop new solutions to Africa’s health challenges. Applications for the programme are open to all areas relevant to Africa’s health challenges.

Areas of focus; 

  • Therapeutics
  • Vaccines 
  • Devices 
  • Digital technologies 
  • Diagnostics 

Solutions should demonstrate strong potential for health systems strengthening, and particularly, significant improvement in healthcare equity and access.

Click here to register and apply. 

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A call for proposals has been initiated by the CUT, for technology that has been developed regarding Respirators (airway protection face mask). The respirator developed by CUT has been developed in an ISO 13485 environment, adhering to all the necessary regulatory requirements. The respirators have a wide field of application and are not restricted to only healthcare. 

The CUT is seeking a suitably qualified commercialization partner that will be able to manufacture (assemble, clean and package), market, distribute and commercialize the technology on a mass scale. CUT will enter into a license agreement with the commercialization partner outlining rights and obligations with respect to taking the product to market.

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The Botswana Innovation Fund, under the Grand Challenges Botswana initiative in partnership with African Academy of Sciences - Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) is calling on developers and creatives to participate in the open innovation challenge on space applications for Agriculture and Tourism.

Click here to complete the application form.

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Are you part of a small and growing eco-inclusive enterprise that continues to deliver environmental, social and economic benefits to your target markets?

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to identify the most innovative and promising locally-led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in developing and emerging economies. 

SEED Award Winners and Runners-up are eligible for participation in the Accelerator and Catalyser programmes, respectively. 

Click here for the call document. 

Click here to create a SEED account and start your application.

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Are you interested in data science? Can you hack data and produce innovations? Do you want to be part of ground-breaking innovations?

NEMISA will be hosting a virtual Data Science Hackathon in all Provinces from 26-28 February 2021; 

  • North West - Mahikeng Digital Innovation Hub;
  • Northern Cape – Sol Plaatje University;
  • KwaZulu Natal – Innovate Durban;
  • Gauteng – University of Johannesburg;
  • Western Cape – OpenUp;
  • Eastern Cape – The Cortex Hub;
  • Mpumalanga – University of Mpumalanga;
  • Limpopo – University of Limpopo and;
  • Free State – Mirae Robotics and Automation Solutions

Click here for more information.

Click here to register your team for the hackathon. 

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The Long-term Europe-Africa Partnership on Renewable Energy (LEAP-RE) programme invites participants to submit collaborative research and innovation projects proposals on renewable energy. 

LEAP-RE is structured around three Pillars: Pillar1, the focus of this call, comprises the implementation of transnational proposals for research, innovation and capacity building, funded by national/regional funding agencies and by the European Commission; Pillar2, is a cluster of individual R&I and capacity building projects implemented by members of the consortium, whilst Pillar3 focuses on program management and the design of a long term AU – EU strategic partnership on renewable energy.

Call documents; 

Click here to register and submit a proposal.