Are you a young Science and Technology driven entrepreneur? Don’t miss out on the Next Einstein Forum 2020.

Next Einstein Forum (NES) is a platform that connects science, society and policy in Africa and the rest of the world.

In collaboration with CcHUB  the meetup is scheduled to hold in Nairobi in 2020. This opportunity is open to all science-driven entrepreneur whose aim is to get funding from investors for their enormous ideas to become major market targets.

This is the third edition of The Next Einstein Forum 2020 and it promises to be for the most innovative minds.

Entrepreneurs who fall under the following categories in line with the AfDB High 5s

  • Integrate Africa,
  • Light up and power Africa,
  • Feed Africa,
  • Industralise Africa and
  • Integrate and improve the quality of lives for the people of Africa , are invited to attend the forum.

Why Apply?

  • Scientists will gain knowledge and understanding of how to transition from lab to market
  • Be prepped on pitch preparation and  investment readiness
  • Have an understanding of funding options and valuations
  • Be connected to investors at the NEF 2020 Global Gatherings in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Pitch your idea for a chance to win $25,000 per category [AfDB High 5s]
  • Startups will also be matched with investors for a chance to raise funding
  • Free ticket and accommodation to attend the NEF 2020 Global Gatherings in Nairobi Kenya in March 2020; the largest science and innovation gatherings on the African continent according to the NEF website

Eligibility

  • Are you a Passport holder from an African country?
  • Do you live on the continent?
  • Are you 42 years of age or less as of 31 December 2019?
  • Are you very passionate about raising Africa’s profile in Science,Technology,Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) globally?
  • Do you have a Bsc/MBA/ PhD in a field of science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or the Social Sciences?
  • Would you be available to travel from March 5 to March 13, 2020?
  • Are you multi-lingual  or would be able to communicate with an  audience in French and/or English?
  • Do you have an active profile in your community, either work, study or online?

How to Apply

Applicants that meets the criteria above can apply on the website. Deadline for application is Friday, December 20, 2019.


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