Bioinnovate Africa: Call for concept notes for sustainable bioinnovations

Second call for concept notes for sustainable bioinnovations towards value addition and agro/bioprocessing for smallholder farmers and communities in eastern Africa

BioInnovate Africa Programme is pleased to announce approximately US$ 3.5 million grant funding over three years (2018–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link innovative biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. Creating such links will help transform bioscience research outputs into goods and services that improve people’s lives in an environmentally sustainable way.

Scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in living and working in the eastern African countries of Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, are invited to send their concept notes for grant support.

BioInnovate Africa will receive concept notes until 2 February 2018, latest 5.00 p.m. East African Time.

BioInnovate Africa Programme (Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development) is a regional initiative to assist countries in eastern Africa benefit from the revolutionary advances in biosciences, by converting such technologies into innovations for inclusive growth and sustainable development. The Programme is supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

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