Funding & support opportunities for African healthtech innovators

Written By

  • Yomi Kazeem
  • Zillah Waminaje

Geography-specific opportunities

Ghana: Applications are open for the develoPPP Ventures idea competition, which seeks to support early-stage startups in emerging markets. Selected startups will receive grants of up to €100K. More information is available here.
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

EgyptDMZ Cairo is accepting applications to its 8-month incubator program for startups. Innovators will receive up to 300K EGP in grants, personalized support, and mentorship and gain access to workshops, networking opportunities, and more. Apply here.
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda: Applications are open for the Africa Tech Start-up Forum, a market access and acceleration program by the African Development Bank. Selected early-stage startups will gain access to investors, resources and receive mentorship from leading experts. Apply here.
Deadline: Apr. 19, 2024

Pan-African opportunities 

The Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award, powered by Impact Hub Network, is seeking 15 women business leaders to participate in a six-month accelerator program. Participants will receive €25,000 in cash support, mentorship and access to expert networks. More information is available here.
Deadline: Mar. 27, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

Villgro Africa in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Impact VenturesAfrica Oxford Initiative, and other partners seeks to support women-led African healthtech startups to scale their solutions. Selected startups will participate in a 6-month incubation program and receive funding, mentorship, and access to a support network. Apply here.
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

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 (Closing Soon!)

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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