Funding Opportunities: Applications Open for 2019 African Youth Energy Innovator Program!

Applications are open for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2019. Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers.



Key Areas

  • Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability of energy infrastructure, or meet a specific set of current and future demands?
  • Environmental Sustainability: Does your innovation provide clean renewable or low carbon supply energy?
  • Energy Equity: Can your innovation improve accessibility and affordability of energy in Africa?
  • Job creation: Could your innovation create jobs?
  • Target customers: Who is the innovation going to benefit? For example Utilites / Rural communities / Corporates etc.?
  • Customer value: What are the key benefits of your innovation to customers?
  • Your unique value proposition: How will you differentiate and position yourself?

Benefits

  • The winner will receive the Best Innovator Award and will be recognized at the Africa Energy Indaba 2019 in Johannesburg.
  • The Top-5 finalists will each receive an opportunity to showcase their Innovation in a 2-day Exhibition during the Africa Energy Indaba. All expenses paid (flights, accommodation, Exhibition Stand, free media coverage of their innovation).
  • This will provide the following benefits:
    • Publicity and exposure of the winning innovations to local and international market opportunities
    • Access to exclusive Business Matchmaking networking programme to meet with potential investors
    • Opportunity to meet key public and private sector stakeholders
    • The possibility of attracting funding or sponsorship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Individuals who are between 18 to 35 years old;
  • Have citizenship to any country in Africa

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form and Apply Online



Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

YOUR INNOVATION SHOULD ADDRESS THESE KEY AREAS:
1. Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability of energy infrastructure, or meet a specific set of current and future demands?
2. Environmental Sustainability: Does your innovation provide clean renewable or low carbon supply energy?
3. Energy Equity: Can your innovation improve accessibility and affordability of energy in Africa?
4. Job creation: Could your innovation create jobs?
5. Target customers: Who is the innovation going to benefit? For example Utilites / Rural communities / Corporates etc.?
6. Customer value: What are the key benefits of your innovation to customers?
7. Your unique value proposition: How will you differentiate and position yourself?

APPLY ONLINE NOW




CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW-DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

The deadline for submissions is 04 January 2019 (midnight GMT+2). No late entries will be accepted after the close date.

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  1. I’m Tanzania age 21 I’m graduate hold of diploma in computer science ICT at institute of st augustine universtine of Tanzania (SUT) in mwanza looking for jobs, I can fix at computer science in ICT phone number 0719919930

  2. Hi
    I am Munah 32 years old professional Teacher, My business plan is to digitize educatinal materials for primary and secondary schools for accesibility also to delve problems of shortage of teachers in remote areas and teachers employment.
    Thanks
    Please email me

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  4. Am Tungu Nghwaya from Tanzania,i real interested in this due to my country being poorly managing youth in business issues, and through this as am a bachelor holder in marketing and advertising I can do something different from others ….

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