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Salient specilizes in connecting investors and innovators who are shaping the landscape of health tech in Africa.


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We maintain a list of funding and support opportunities for businesses in African health tech. Want to receive a monthly newsletter of our curated support opportunities? Sign up for our newsletter.

Investing in Innovation: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD, AmerisourceBergen, AUDA-NEPAD and the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa have launched Investing in Innovation to provide funding and commercialization support to African start-ups that bring health products closer to where patients are, and at affordable prices. Participating start-ups will receive $50,000 in grants as well as access to market support. More information is available here.
Deadline: Aug. 14, 2022 (For applicants from Southern Africa, the deadline is Aug. 21, 2022)

Young Founders Programme: The Westerwelle Foundation‘s Young Founders Program is a six-month fellowship for outstanding young entrepreneurs from emerging markets. The program consists of 1:1 mentorship and expert sessions as well as access to a global network of entrepreneurs and supporters. More information is available here.
Deadline: July 31, 2022

Startup Wise guys Africa Accelerator: The Wise Guys Africa accelerator program is seeking early-stage, digital, business-to-business Software-as-a-Service health start-ups operating in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda or Uganda. Participating start-ups will receive initial investments of up to €65,000, as well technical support to accelerate their growth. More information is available here.
Deadline: Aug. 25, 2022

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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