TWIGA Innovation Labs

A bilateral initiative by the South Africa and Tanzania

Overview

Sep 30
Sep 21 - Aug 31
MLab Southern Africa Accelerator
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Africa
Agribusiness, Agritech, Business services, Crop farming, Farm machinery, Fish farming, Food and beverage, Food production, Healthcare, Healthcare providers and services

TWIGA is a bilateral initiative between the Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania towards the promotion of collaboration and innovation between the start-up ecosystems and hubs in the two countries, particularly focusing on the Digital Health and Food Security sectors.

ELIGIBILITY

CRITERIA

  • Hold nationality and ID from South Africa or Tanzania
  • Start-up representatives must be between 18 and 35 years old
  • A minimum of two (2) members per start-up ( A good team compliment: we encourage individual applicants to apply however they must look into adding relevant skill compliments in their team.)
  • Authorized to submit this/the application by the member
  • A start-up must be a registered business located in South Africa or Tanzania
  • A start-up must have a scalable business model
  • Developing and finalizing a functional prototype or at least at a technology readiness level 4 or having a minimum viable product that can be tested.
  • Exhibit growth potential and commercial viability
  • The team shows commitment and ability and is capable to commercialise the product.

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