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Call for Proposals-UCC Incubation Support Initiative

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The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) established the Incubation Support Initiative (ISI) as a strategic mechanism through which promising and emerging ICT businesses as well as ‘high impact’ ICT innovations can be financially supported in advancing communications services in Uganda.

UCC invites Ugandans (individuals or organisations) to apply for financial assistance to support innovative ideas or innovative ICT incubators

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Eligibility
Funding will be made available on a competitive basis under the following specific categories:

  1. Seed funding: financial assistance under this category will be provided to a maximum of US$15,000 (United States Dollar Fifteen Thousand Only)
  2. Incubation Promotion subsidy: funding under this category shall facilitate the provision of incubation services by an existing incubator to a maximum of US$45,000

Submission of Application
Applicants are required to complete the requisite Application form which should then be placed in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for Incubation Support Initiative grant”.  The forms and details of the application requirements are available on the UCC website.

Applicants are strongly advised to visit the UCC website or contact any of the UCC offices around the country to obtain complete information about the Incubation Support Initiative.
 
Applications are to be submitted no later than January 30, 2015 at 5.00pm. Applicants may be requested to make a short presentation of their project to the evaluation committee.
 
Application enquiries: research@ucc.co.ug

Uganda Communications Commission
UCC House,
Plot 42-44, Spring Road, Bugolobi
P O Box 7376, Kampala
Tel.:        +256-31-2339000 +256-41-4339000
Fax:        +256-41-4348832
Email:        ucc@ucc.co.ug
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Gulu Office: Plot 15, Onono Road, Senior Quarters, Gulu
Masindi Office: Plot 8, Ntuha Road, Masindi
Mbale Office: Plot 39, Public Street, Mbale
Mbarara Office: Plot 2, Upper Circular Road, Mbarara
 

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Innovations using low cost locally available materials for point of use water treatment system unveiled

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The College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) conducted a Research Dissemination of two studies aimed at the Development of Materials for point of use water treatment systems.

The investigations were conducted by a team of researchers comprised of P. W. Olupot, H. M. Kalibbala, E. Menya, G.M. Wangi, J. Jjagwe, J. Wakatuntu, M. Turyasingura, R. Walozi, C. Kanyesigye and R. N. Kulabako.

The dissemination event held on Wednesday 29th November 2023 follows the successful completion of two MakRIF supported Research projects namely; Development of rice husk based granular activated carbon for point-of-use water treatment systems and Development of zeolite-based nanocomposite filters for drinking water treatment.

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Apac District gains from CEDAT’s Research on Piloting a Rural Broadband Connectivity Model and Efficacious patient management system

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The School of Engineering at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) shared findings of research that was conducted in Apac Districts through two projects namely Piloting a Rural Broadband Connectivity Model (RCBM) and Efficacious patient management system (EPMS).

The findings of the research sponsored by the Government of Uganda through the Makerere University research and Innovation Fund(MakRIF) were disseminated during a dissemination seminar held in the College on Friday 24th November 2023, where it was revealed that  Apac the host District greatly benefited from the services that not only led to the increased uptake of internet services but also gained through other socio economic areas.

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Application Forms for Admission to Public Universities 2024/2025

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Senate Building

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University informs all Head Teachers of A ‘Level schools that application forms for admission to public universities for senior six candidates (UACE 2023) for the 2024/2025 academic year will be ready for collection from the university from Monday 4th December, 2023.

The application forms should be collected from the Office of the Academic Registrar, Senate Building, Level 3, Makerere University.

Issuing of the application forms will start on Monday, 4th December 2023 on payment of a non-refundable application fee of Uganda Shs. 52,000/=(fifty two thousand Uganda shillings only) per application form.

You are advised to get a pay reference number (PRN) using the ACMIS system (http://pay.mak.ac.ug) to enable you pay the application fees in any bank used by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA).

The forms are for Ugandans only.

Please note that only Head Teachers or their authorized representatives will be served.

The closing date for submitting the completed application forms will be Wednesday 31st January, 2024.

Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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