UDB i-Growth Acceleration Program 2022 [Updated]

Applications are now available for the UDB i-Growth Acceleration Program 2020, only eligible persons are welcome to apply for this program.

The i-Growth Accelerator program is an annual initiative that will support individuals to grow and expand their start-up enterprises in all sectors.

In the year 2019, the Accelerator will focus on the Agriculture and Manufacturing sectors under the theme; ‘Towards a Smart and Sustainable Agricultural and Manufacturing Sector’

Just take your time and go through this article, the World Scholarship Forum has arranged every detail you need to be a participant in the UDB i-Growth Acceleration Program.

More You Need To Know About The UDBi-Growth Acceleration Program

Level/Fields of study

The  UDB i-Growth Acceleration Program 2020 is a Conference for People from different spheres of Life.

Scholarship Worth:

Inclusion into the UDB i-Growth Acceleration Program, where teams will receive:

  • Technical support, Mentorship, and Business Coaching
  • Linkages to local, regional and international expertise and contacts
  • Financial support to develop and pilot the solution towards scaling
  • Linkages to potential investors and financiers

Eligibility

  • The call shall is open to interested applicants from diverse backgrounds who propose brilliant projects in relation to the theme.
  • Submissions can be done in teams or individuals, for example, youth groups, community-based organizations, vocational institutes, students, young entrepreneurs, NGOs, women groups, associations, SMEs, etc.
  • Projects should suggest transformative interventions or solutions.
  • Applicants should note carefully that the suggested projects could be in the form of ‘technologies’ or ‘approaches’.
  • It should be a project with demonstrable proof of concept for the solution/approach an existing enterprise with at least 1 or 2 years of existence.
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Additional Considerations

Successful projects should have the following additional attributes;

  • Scalability: the proposed solution should be scalable at different geographical scales preferably regional, national or sub-national and community level.
  • Job creation: Creation of employment opportunities is fundamental to the achievement of the vision 2040 overarching goal of Transforming ‘Ugandan Society from a Peasant to a Modern and Prosperous Country within 30 years. It is therefore important that the proposed solutions consider how they will create new employment opportunities.
  • Multi-sectoral collaboration: Participation of both the public and private sectors is fundamental or collaboration of multi-disciplinary sectors such as finance, water, energy, and humanities will be an added advantage.
  • Environmental conservation: Increase yield while keeping the ecosystem green. Green energy to power production
  • Other aspects include; Originality of the idea, business/sustainability model, clear implementation plan, additional spin-offs (your project provides more than one solution/ benefits to the users), cost-effectiveness and competitive advantage of the solution.

Application

Complete the application here.

Deadline: It is not ongoing, but we will keep you updated will it starts

For more information, visit UDB i-Growth Accelerator.

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