Irish Tech Challenge South Africa 2022 – Apply below
When is the Application Deadline:
5th April 2022
About Irish Tech Challenge South Africa:
The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa, the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) & the Department of Science & Innovation (DSI) invite South African tech entrepreneurs to apply to the Irish Tech Challenge South Africa.
The Irish Tech Challenge South Africa, a collaboration between the Irish Embassy in South Africa, the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), and Impact Amplifier, aims to create mutually beneficial partnerships between Irish tech expertise and South African tech entrepreneurs to help drive innovation, job creation, and inclusive economic growth in South Africa.
THE PROGRAMME WILL
EXPAND high impact entrepreneurs scaling globally
Leverage Ireland’s role as a global tech hub,
Soften access to European and international markets
Lean on the South African tech ecosystem as a partner and the South African government.
Provide a new platform for tech entrepreneurs who address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
What Type of Scholarship is this?
How are Applicants Selected for Irish Tech Challenge South Africa?
UN Young Leaders for the SDGs Program 2022 for Young Leaders
Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programmes 2022￼
Government of Zambia 11276 Health Workers Recruitment Jobs 2022
STAGE: Post revenue; Pre-revenue, (but with developed IP or prototype). Venture must demonstrate commercial potential.
SECTORS: All sectors welcome. We are particularly interested in: Clean/Green-Tech, Circular Economies, Med/Health/Biotech, Ed-Tech, WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene)
IMPACT: Addressing one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals: See SDG list
TEAM: At least one founder/CEO must be full-time; Women-led or youth-led businesses are particularly encouraged to apply
OWNERSHIP: At least 51% owned by a South African and/or partnership with an Irish national
GEOGRAPHY: Headquartered in South Africa or Ireland
Which Countries are Eligible?
How Many Positions will be Given?
What is the Benefit of Irish Tech Challenge South Africa?
Access top tech-leaders’ expertise in Ireland
Build their network in Ireland, Europe & South Africa
Receive up to €10,000 funding each
A funded 10-day curated business networking
programme in Ireland
How to Apply for Irish Tech Challenge South Africa?:
It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.