Salient specilizes in connecting investors and innovators who are shaping the landscape of health tech in Africa.
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North Africa: Google for Startups accelerator program for the Middle East and North Africa region is taking applications from high-potential seed-funded startups. Selected startups will participate in a three-month mentorship and support program led by Google experts. More information is available here.
Deadline: October 14, 2021 (Closing soon)
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania & Uganda: Villgro Africa & Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures are calling for applications from startups with healthcare innovations “that strengthen the capacity of frontline healthcare workers while improving access and quality of care.” Telehealth & telemedicine platforms, maternal & child health-focused startups, and medical supplies & logistics startups are encouraged to apply. Apply here.
Deadline: November 3, 2021
FTxSDG Challenge, a joint program by The Financial Times and Seedstars, is accepting applications from impact-driven, early-stage startups and entrepreneurs supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including health, through tech-based solutions. Selected startups will participate in Seedstars’ Investment Readiness Sessions with the eventual winners fast-tracked to the Seedstars Investor Fund for a chance to get up to $500,000 in funding. More information is available here.
Deadline: November 1, 2021
MSD for Mothers has launched Strengthening Systems for Safer Childbirth, a global collaboration with the aim of bringing collective action at the local level to accelerate progress to help end preventable maternal deaths with evidence-based solutions. The effort aims to bring essential, high-quality, respectful maternal and reproductive health services to local health systems around the world, bringing us closer to achieving SDG 3.1 by 2030. Innovators can indicate interest in participating in the initiative here.
Deadline: November 15, 2021.
The Baobab Network is taking applications from early-stage African tech ventures to join its sector agnostic accelerator. Selected startups will receive $25,000 in funding and gain access to the organization’s global network of corporate partners and investors. Apply here.
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.
We maintain a directory of African health tech innovators and help some of the largest investors, donors, governments, implementing organizations and industry actors identify partnership opportunities.
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