In festivity of 100 years of legacy and administration, Union Bank is running a Centenary Innovation Challenge to discover and bolster extraordinary thoughts that address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in entrepreneurial ways.
Application Deadline: nineteenth May 2017
Qualified Countries: Nigeria
To be taken at (nation): Nigeria
About the Award: Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most regarded financial institutions, has commenced festivities to stamp its 100th commemoration in Nigeria having been built up in 1917. The bank has set out a program to reposition Union Bank with the target of turning into a main supplier of value added financial institution in Nigeria.
Given our long standing administration to people and groups, Union Bank comprehends that association and practicality are expected to settle on the correct decisions to enhance life, reasonably, for who and what is to come. The Sustainable Development Goals, which are a general invitation to take action to end destitution, hunger, enhance wellbeing and training, is an aggressive objective that impacts us.
The advancement test will connect with qualified youthful and gifted individuals crosswise over Nigeria to submit original thoughts that address a portion of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are of quick enthusiasm to Union Bank. We will urge candidates to propose imaginative thoughts that understand principal social and business challenges confronted by Nigerians in a scope of segments beginning in one group however possibly versatile the country over.
We are searching for your imaginative thoughts to address the most urgent issues influencing how individuals live, work, mingle and work together in Nigeria.
Specifically, we are searching for awesome thoughts that enhance money related incorporation, Agriculture, and training of Nigerians.
We welcome passages from ALL qualified Nigerians especially college understudies, programming engineers, scholastics and business people from over the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.
Intrigued candidates ought to submit clever thoughts that deliver challenges identified with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including money related incorporation, agriculture and training beginning in one group however conceivably adaptable the country over.
We welcome people and gatherings (of not more than 3 people) to submit thoughts of utilizations, advances, devices, administrations or whatever other sort of computerized development. We’re especially quick to hear extraordinary thoughts for tending to the Sustainable Development Goals in entrepreneurial ways. These thoughts could be connected yet not restricted to money related incorporation, agriculture and education.
Thoughts might be absolutely fresh out of the box, new or augmentations of existing items and administrations. We are interested in all thoughts which span all areas of imagination and tackle a reasonable issue, thus tending to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The three best thoughts submitted will be shortlisted by a board of specialists for model improvement amid the brooding procedure from June to November 2017.
Number of Awards: 3
Estimation of Program: The best thoughts created and submitted will use Union Bank’s skill and the range of its esteem to create and scale. The main 3 thoughts will get prompt money prizes of 2 million Naira, 1.5 million Naira and 1 million Naira separately towards the execution of the thought. Encouragement for hatching and backing will be given through the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) brooding administrations with full engagement with Union Bank.
Over the resulting six months, the main three thoughts will be upheld with a scope of administrations concentrated on item advancement, dissemination and business displaying to transform their thoughts into completely working items to dispatch in late 2017.
Notwithstanding access to a scope of various accomplices and guides from the general population and private areas, victors will likewise have entry to Union Bank’s clients and representatives and furthermore use Union Bank’s span and vital systems to breath life into their thoughts.
The most effective method to Apply: To apply, fill the application structure.
Due date for accommodation of thoughts is the 19 May 2017.
Visit Program Webpage for points of interest
Grant Provider: Union Bank