Bootcamp on Inclusive Innovation

Discover, define, develop and deliver the next BoP innovation!

Are you an entrepreneur looking to create or improve a product or service together with low-income groups? 

Join the bootcamp on ‘Inclusive Innovation’ and learn from the best inclusive innovation cases and experts!

The online bootcamp, organized together with the “empowering people. Network” of the Siemens Stiftung, will take you through modules in which you get access to the latest industry insights on Inclusive Innovation. You will have the chance to strengthen your capabilities and use a variety of tools to discover, define, develop and deliver inclusive innovations. Participants get to interact with experts and participants from businesses around the world. Download the flyer


The Bootcamp is designed to fit the needs of entrepreneurs working in developing countries. Members of the “empowering people. Network” of Siemens Stiftung, members of the IB Accelerator, members of the Engineering for Change community and everyone who is interested in social entrepreneurship is welcome to register.


The online bootcamp will be structured in 4 modules over a 4-week period. Each module consists of videos, background reading material and an assignment. In each module there is room to interact with other course participants. Experts are also active on the forum and will provide feedback on assignments. You will spend approximately 3 hours per week including ~1 hour of individual online reading.


Registration is open up from February 3rd until March 31st 2016. The online bootcamp will take place from April 4th until May 1st 2016. You will be able to go through the material and submit the assignments in your own time and pace.

April 4th, 2016: MODULE 1 – Discover your capacity to innovate

April 13th, 2016: MODULE 2 – Define your innovation space

April 20th 2016: MODULE 3 –Develop your prototype

April 27th, 2016: MODULE 4 –Deliver your market solution

Click for more information and to register for the bootcamp! 


April 3, 2016
Program dates Apr 4 - May 1, 2016
Organizer Inclusive Business Accelerator
Website Visit website
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Consumer durables, Food and beverage, Manufacturing, Renewable energy, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene