Innovate Now
Innovate Now
Catalysing Innovation in Assistive Technology

Do you have a proven concept to help improve the lives of AT users?

This could be a new product, service delivery or finance model.

We will help ventures go to market and scale. 


We are operating a two-stage application process. 

Apply to be part of our first AT2030 cohort intake. 

  • Stage 1 application deadline – 1 September 2019

  • Invitation to apply for stage 2 notifications sent to applicants – 16 September 2019

  • Stage 2 application deadline – 30 September 2019

  • Notification of acceptance – 14 October 2019

  • Accelerator starts – 28 October 2019 for up to 6 months

  • Showcase & Pitch day – 3 Dec 2019 & 3 April 2020


We expect ventures to: 

  1. Have already formally formed a company.

  2. Have a base in, or a desire to establish a base in East Africa.

  3. Have co-developed their solution with end users.

  4. Have the energy and determination to make a significant impact.

TheRE ARE NO FEES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ACCELERATOR.

FULL TIME COMMITMENT IS EXPECTED FROM VENTURES.  

Location of the Program is Nairobi, Kenya.  


Eligibility criteria

  1. Applicants must be working on Assistive Technology related problems and solutions.  

  2. Applicants must be beyond ideation and proof of concept.

  3. Solutions must be fit for the African market.  

  4. Applicants must be available to participate in the program in Nairobi, Kenya  

  5. Applicants must be innovation driven startups or scale-ups.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups (e.g. women) and intend to select a diverse team of innovators.


Application Form for Stage 1

1. About your Innovation
Are you solving an Assistive Technology problem in the Kenyan or African Market? *
2. You and your team
3. Tracking success & growth
4. Big Challenges and Vision
5. Logistics
Do you need any special support during the program? *
Accessibility, sign language interpretation or any other
If you are based out of Nairobi, would you be able to cover the cost for your travel and accommodation? *
6. Company Details
Name *
Name
Address *
Address
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Phone
Phone