March 24

$1.2 Million Innovation Fund Launched to Unearth Emerging Technologies in Africa

The African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) ( has today launched a US$1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy to create new business opportunities.

Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding. The fund is aimed at strengthening market readiness of emerging innovations, as well as secure financial, technical, and networking support for taking existing proven prototypes to scale.

Source: Social News XYZ (link opens in a new window)

Energy, Technology
innovation, renewable energy, scale, solar