To effectively tap into the existing innovations in the innovation ecosystem, Makerere University School of Public Health – ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is pleased to announce the Resilience Innovation Acceleration Program (RIAP) which will recognize and support promising and creative ideas from students and faculty at the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RILab) partner universities as well as the general community of innovation in East Africa. Up to 5 best ideas will receive grants ranging from $7,500 – $15,000 to further develop and refine their ideas. By leveraging creativity of innovators and the power of competition to drive innovation, the RIAP approach provides a great platform for innovators across all disciplines to use their creativity, passion and knowledge to create and bring to scale solutions that will contribute to RAN’s Resilience Innovation agenda. We shall support and catalyze promising technologies or approaches that will contribute to causing positive community change and strengthen resilience.
The Resilience Innovation Acceleration Program (RIAP) Innovations Exhibition will take place on 31st March 2017 at Makerere University Freedom Square from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Applications will be accepted until March 27, 2017. Click here to apply now