African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) Competition

African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) Competition

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31 Oct 2022
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Are you a student (Masters or PhD), researcher or academic staff (lecturer, professor) at a University, Research Institution or a Higher Educational Institution (HEI) in Africa? Do you have interesting and innovative research results that can be transformed into a commercially viable business start- up? Apply for the AGEA Business Idea Competition 2021 and stand a chance to win the top prize and receive expert support to build a business start-up.

AGEA organises the annual Business Idea Competition to reach out, identify and support innovative and entrepreneurial solutions for Africa by African students, entrepreneurs and researchers within its network and beyond. The focus of the competition this year is on generating entrepreneurial and commercially viable solutions stemming from research at African universities that can develop into spin-off start-ups/companies.

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Eligibility Criteria

 Eligible participants must be:

  • Students (Masters and PhD) 
  • Academic staff (lecturers, professors) and researchers
  • Early-stage entrepreneurs (university alumni – Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate)
  • You can participate in the competition as an individual or a team of a maximum of three (3) members. If you apply as a team, each member must be eligible for the competition.

Offered Benefits

The Top 3 ideas will receive the following prizes:

  • First Prize – €1,000
  • Second Prize – €500
  • Third Prize – €300
  • Audience Award – €500

Application Process

Go to African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) on docs.google.com to apply

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