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"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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BOOST-UP Goes live

NBII, NCRST and Dololo bring you the BOOST UP events taking place in Namibia as a part of regional events in five countries in the SADC region

National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III

Group 3 of the National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III Programme kicked-off today, the 3rd June 2019 and i

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National Innovation Challenge for Women FemBioBiz III

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09 Mar 2019

Call Closing Date

20 Apr 2019

Days Left before deadline

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Download:    173_National Innovation for Women_FembioBiz.pdf

Description

 

Since 2015, as part of the Youth and Gender Mainstreaming activities, NEPAD SANBio with support from the Finnish-Southern Africa Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD/SANBio (BioFISA) initiated the FemBioBiz Season I, II Programme to support women entrepreneurs in biosciences. FemBioBiz Season III Programme will be implemented in collaboration with Hivos, an international NGO that has been working on gender inclusion and entrepreneurship support for over 50 years (including setting up over 100+ co-working spaces, supporting CSOs, implementing microfinance and SME finance since the 1980s.

The aim of National Innovation Challenge for Women / FemBioBiz Season III is to create a network of women bioentrepreneurs in the region, provide support to the entrepreneurs for acceleration of their businesses, and by so doing, create awareness for women on the potential careers in the biosciences sector. National Innovation Challenge for Women / FemBioBiz Season III will be coordinated in three phases over a period April 2019 to October 2019. In Namibia, The National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST) after successfully implementing National Innovation Challenge for Women / FemBioBiz Season II Programme will be coordinating the National Innovation Challenge for Women / FemBioBiz Season III Programme in partnership with Hivos.

 

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