Innovate Now has helped to launch 21 African assistive tech ventures over four acceleration cycles. African start-ups receive mentorship, learning and expert guidance over a 3-6 month period to create market fit, scalable and investable Assistive Technologies (AT).
A partnership between Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub), ICT Norway and Norad to recruit the next generation of cutting-edge disability innovators to drive Africa as a technology powerhouse. Building on AT2030 funding by UK aid, Innovate Now’s next phase will focus on Digital AT and Entrepreneurship.
Benefits of the Program
A programme of learning centred around user, market, product and business development
Hands on mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs, product developers and disability experts
Clinical partners to help you understand, validate and test AT products and services with disabled individual
Entrepreneur keynotes showcase the realities, success and challenges of venture building
Pitch to a panel of judges, and an audience of investors, entrepreneurs and leaders in AT
Deadline for application is 5th January 2023