Dutch Legal and Research Advisory institution, HiiL has made another call for applications to take part in the Justice Accelerator’s Innovating Challenge. The challenge will pit Innovators working on justice and legal issues worldwide who will stand a chance to get up to 20,000 EUR in equity-free grant money as...
Founded in 2011, AfriLabs; a Pan-African innovation hub network - has been working through tech hubs to build an innovation infrastructure that encourages the growth of Africa’s knowledge economy by supporting the development of start-ups, technology, and innovation, fostering partnerships between tech hubs across the different regions and promoting opportunities...
XL Africa Program which is scheduled to run from August 1st to December 31st, 2017 supported by the World Bank Group, with financial assistance from the Governments of Finland, Norway and Sweden - are looking for later stage digital solutions from any sector vertical, with services or products available on the market...
The Up Accelerate Program a part of a regional initiative by the UNFPA with funding from UKAID is a health-based innovation accelerator that was launched last year in November 2016 focused on empowering youth to address sexual and reproductive health bottlenecks, and was set to run until October 2017. Up Accelerate seeks to explore...
The team of graduates from Uganda, having won the extra USD$10,000 funding for their project after three-day public voting in the Fan's Favorite category, and also become part of the iSHOW alumni network; a global community of hardware innovators with exclusive access to experts and resources, they're now among the...
The Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze has challenged innovators in the country to focus more on how they can use their innovations to generate income and eradicate the economic issues that the country is faced with. He said there are exciting innovations in Uganda...
Following their past ACIA annual summits, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Wednesday May, 24th 2017 kicked off their 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation Awards (ACIA); that aims to foster greater local involvement in the development and provision of innovative products, services and content in Uganda, and this has become...
Team Sonnet and Quick Tap were Thursday evening announced the overall winners of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Transport Management hackathon. The 2-day competition which took place at the Kampala Serena Hotel is part of UCC’s annual innovation awards, ACIA. It was organized in close partnership with Makerere University School of Public...
Tech and incubation hub Outbox and UNFPA will on Tuesday 30th, May 2017 award four winning teams out of ten teams a mentorship program, seed funding of up-to USD$10000 (Roughly 36 million UGX) per team, business training, and technical guidance at the Up Accelerate Program that will be held at Outbox Hub. The finalist teams...
Andela, a global engineering organization that helps technology companies build high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, is announcing its launch in Uganda becoming its third African market. Andela aims to bridge this talent gap by connecting Africa’s most talented developers with the companies looking for them. As the...