Funding & support opportunities for African healthtech innovators

Written By

  • Yomi Kazeem
  • Zillah Waminaje

Webinar event

Following our report on investments in African healthtech startups in 2023, Salient Advisory is hosting a webinar (on Feb. 29) to discuss present and future investment trends in the ecosystem. The session will feature a report presentation, a panel discussion with leading development, investment and operations experts interested in healthtech, and provide a platform for innovators to engage with these experts. Interested? Register here to attend.
Date: Feb. 29, 2024. 4pm WAT | 10am ET

Geography-specific opportunities

Ghana: Applications are open for the UNICEF StartUp Lab accelerator program. Selected startups will receive mentorship and access to a network of UN System partners, funding for product development, and more. Additional information is available here.
Deadline: Feb. 29, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

Pan-African opportunities 

Applications are open for the 2024 Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Health program. Selected innovators will participate in a three-month program and receive targeted mentorship and support from Google to scale their AI-powered solutions. More information is available here.
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2024 (Closing Soon!)

The Morgan Stanley Inclusive Ventures Lab seeks to support early-stage tech-enabled startups to accelerate their business and increase visibility. Selected startups will participate in a five-month accelerator program, and receive £250,000 in equity funding and mentorship. More information is available here.
Deadline: Mar. 12, 2024

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

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)

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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