Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0. This competition is a great opportunity for innovators and start-ups in your network to be eligible to receive up to US$50,000 in funding and mentorship that can help to bring their concepts to market.
This second Africa Innovation Challenge is designed to address the critical unmet needs of the continent and local communities in Africa while providing support to Africa-based entrepreneurs in creating innovative health care products and services. Specifically, the Challenge focuses on six categories — Mental Health, Packaging Innovations, Botanical Solutions, Health Worker Support, Digital Health Tools and Essential Surgical Care.
Application information can be found at the Africa Innovation Challenge website: www.jnjinnovation.com/africachallenge/.
The deadline for submitting entries is January 16, 2019.