Johnson and Johnson’s Africa Innovation Challenge (AIC), an activity to bolster Africa’s dynamic and developing advancement biological community, is currently accepting entries to the AIC 2017 test. People and organizations that have locally maintainable purchaser well-being arrangements can present their answers to get financing and mentorship from Johnson and Johnson.
Application Deadline: seventeenth January, 2017
Grant beneficiaries will be declared in February 2017.
Qualified Countries: Countries in Africa
Qualified Fields: There are three distinct classes, be that as it may you can apply to every one of the three:
Advancing Early Child Development and Maternal Health: Improving maternal wellbeing supports glad, sound children and creates positive youngster improvement. We are searching for non-pharmaceutical item and innovation arrangements that will guarantee ladies and infants in Africa remain sound amid pregnancy, labor and all through youngster improvement.
Engaging Young Girls: Access to great instruction and essential needs, for example, female care items is imperative to ensure young ladies crosswise over Africa understand their maximum capacity. We are searching for customer item, innovation and instructive developments that address these requirements, making a brighter future feasible for young ladies.
Enhancing Family Well–being: Families require solid medicinal services data and access to human services experts and viable items keeping in mind the end goal to flourish. We are hunting down inventive innovation driven arrangements that elevate access to medicinal services information, guidance and items and upgrade the prosperity of buyers in Africa.
About the Award:
With its concentrate on purchaser human services, the Africa Innovation Challenge will handle imperative issues affecting nearby groups. We are searching for a thought that has a reasonable venture plan to advance towards commercialization. Commercialization is the way toward presenting another item or arrangement into business – making it accessible available. As you are presenting your application, you will locate a downloadable venture arrange format that will direct you with the goal that we can better comprehend the practicality of your thought. On the off chance that you have a marketable strategy to share, that is awesome.
Any nationals or lasting occupants of a nation in Africa, matured 18 years or more established, who may have an imaginative arrangement and point by point extend plan, are welcome to apply.
You could be an understudy at a college or a specialist in the field. On the off chance that you think you have an extraordinary thought, we need to get notification from you.
Early-arrange new companies or tasks that have at present raised not as much as what might as well be called US $100,000 (for instance: value financing, open subsidizing as well as stipends) can likewise apply.
Determination Criteria: at least one people, groups or organizations from Africa are urged to make their entries. Arrangements will be assessed in light of their capacity to meet the accompanying criteria:
Arrangement accommodation addresses no less than one of the three basic wellbeing regions said before.
Accommodation must be inventive and innovative.
Accommodation must be adaptable.
Accommodation plots a commercialization plan and how the honor would help the candidate achieve a basic breakthrough inside the time allotment of a solitary yea
Number of Awardees: Not determined
Estimation of Scholarship: Participant(s) with the best arrangements will get up to $100,000 in subsidizing and mentorship from researchers, designers and scientists in the Johnson and Johnson Consumer Research and Development association. The winner(s) of the test could likewise get devoted space at a lab office in Africa all through their item or administration advancement, subject to the requirements of the arrangement accommodation.
Step by step instructions to Apply: To apply to the test, visit the Africa Innovation Challenge application page
Visit Contest Webpage for subtle elements
Grant Provider: Johnson and Johnson