Apply: FemBioBiz II Accelerator Program in South Africa


The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum in partnership with the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences is looking for ambitious female leaders in bioscience-focused businesses who would like to grow their businesses through an accelerator program, and gain regional exposure and access to international markets.

The program targets female entrepreneurs with a business involving biotechnologies and other technologies in health or nutrition in the following categories:
  • Innovative businesses – Entrepreneurs whose business is based on an innovative biotechnology or other technologies that impact health and nutrition;
  • Growth businesses – Bio-entrepreneurs whose business is at minimum R 500 000 and are looking at growing their business twice as much within a year;
  • Social enterprises – Private bio-businesses or bioenterprises with impact targeting the base or bottom of the pyramid (BoP);
  • Female students in tertiary institutions – With feasible ideas based on innovative biotechnologies or other technologies that impact health and nutrition.

Open to applicants from:

  • Lesotho
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland

DEADLINEApril 20, 2018

Apply here: FemBioBiz 













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