Deadline: 30th September, 2021
Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR) 2021
Are you an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur or a researcher? Do you have a market-creating innovative idea? This is an opportunity for you to turn your Innovative idea into a viable business. Apply to the Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR).
The i-FAIR accelerator is a unique 6-month training, mentoring and product development programme organized by the Embassy of Israel in Nigeria in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria. I-FAIR offers mentorship by experts from both Israel and Nigeria. Participants have access to an ultramodern fabrication and innovation centre equipped with high-end technologies in which ideas are turned into prototypes.
Who should apply?
- Nigerian Citizens.
- 21 years of age and above.
- Located in Nigeria and aspire to grow and scale within the Nigerian ecosystem.
- Holders of a degree from a tertiary institution.
- With an Invention/innovation that exceeds the idea stage, In one of the following fields:
- Agriculture and Food Security
- Food Technology
- Renewable Energy/ Environmental Management
- Medical Devices
- Disability Inclusion (Solutions for inclusion of people with disabilities)
Benefits for participants
Selected participants and their team will have access to the following:
- Participate in a 6-month fellowship program which run both online and in-person
- Enjoy an all-expense paid training in Abuja which will cover flights, accommodation, feeding and daily stipends
- Tailored mentoring and training from Israeli and Nigerian top experts
- Access to local and foreign investors
- Access to an ultramodern fabrication and innovation hub where they will have the opportunity to develop their prototypes free of charge with the support of top Israeli and Nigerian professionals
- Become fellows of the prestigious Israeli Embassy fellowship program
For more information visit the official webpage of i-FAIR accelerator Program 2021
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