Funding & support opportunities for African healthtech innovators

Written By

  • Yomi Kazeem
  • Zillah Waminaje

Pan-African opportunities 

Applications are open for PharmStars 2024 spring accelerator program focused on Digital Innovations in Oncology. Startups with market-ready solutions focused on improving outcomes and closing disparities in cancer care will receive tailored training, mentorship, and partnership support. More information is available here.
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2024 (Closing soon!)

The GSMA Innovation Fund for Humanitarian Challenges, is offering £100,000 – £250,000 in grants and additional non-financial and technical support to projects that leverage mobile and digital technology to pilot and scale solutions that address humanitarian challenges in low- and middle-income countries.  Apply here.
Deadline: Feb. 12, 2024

The Qualcomm Make in Africa Startup Mentorship Program is seeking applications from early-stage startups to participate in an equity-free mentorship program. Startups will receive business coaching and guidance on product development and intellectual property rights and protection. Learn more.
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2024

Applications are open for the 2024 cohort of the Norrsken Accelerator program. Selected early-stage startups will receive a $125,000 investment, mentorship from unicorn mentors, and networking opportunities with top investors. Apply here.
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2024 (For the 2024 Summer Cohort)

Founders Factory Africa, through its Gen F Entrepreneur Residence program, aims to support innovators tackling critical challenges on the African continent. Selected startups will participate in a 12-week sprint program and receive $250,000 in funding, and tailored technical and support services. Learn more.
Deadline: N/A (Currently Ongoing)

If you know of an organization which offers funding or support to businesses in African health tech, please let us know. Our team evaluates each support opportunity to share with our community of innovators. 


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