Villgro Kenya, a business incubator and impact investor, accepts applications for Innovative Medical Device solutions that address the lack of access to quality and affordable health services & technologies in low-income populations across East Africa. in 2019.
A partner of Villgro Innovations Foundation in India, Villgro Kenya is an early-stage social enterprise incubator that supports innovative businesses in the healthcare and life sciences sector.
Villgro Kenya supports early-stage, innovation-based, for-profit social enterprises in the healthcare and life sciences sector by providing incubation services, helps bring global health innovations to market through social entrepreneurship to promote sustainable health impact in Kenya and the East African Community bloc. Working at the interface of science and industry, Villgro Kenya brings years of experience in R&D/academia and entrepreneurship in the region that is relevant to global health technology development and go-to market strategies.
Value of Scholarships
- Startups can apply to join Villgro Kenya’s portfolio and receive funding from $20, 000, business development expertise and access to further investment opportunities.
- High-touch mentorship to entrepreneurs through a structured, market focused incubation plan. Take your business to the next level with professional advice from experts.
- Support to enterprises focused on health issues to address the most significant needs of the business. Get the capital injection you need to grow your business.
- Access to networks of healthcare and product development experts, downstream investors, and strategic partners who will help you in your entrepreneurial journey
They have a preference for scalable and sustainable models led by a multidisciplinary team with a minimum viable product.
How to Apply
To apply, fill in the application form. They welcome referrals from organizations that have worked with or know a startup that is a good fit.
Deadline: applications close February 15, 2020.