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The Big Ideas 2019-20 Contest @Makerere Launches!

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  • 18 Sep 2019 - 9:42am
  • By Mark Wamai
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The Big Ideas 2019-20 Contest @Makerere Launches! Wednesday October 16th, 2019 at 5:00 - 6:00pm, Innovation Centre, CoCIS Block B, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Big Ideas is an early-stage, student-led, innovation contest that connects students with the mentorship, training, and resources needed to successfully conceptualize, deploy, and scale their social ventures. Open to undergraduate and graduate students at Makerere University and 11 other Universities, the Contest awards up to $300,000 in prizes annually. The Contest is hosted by the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) at Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), and is open to all enrolled graduate and undergraduate students at Makerere.

Learn more at the innovation contest during the Information Session!

Date: Wednesday October 16th, 2019, 5:00 - 6:00pm EAT

Venue: Makerere University College of Computing and IS - Innovation Center

Online pre-proposal submissions are due November 20th, 2019 at 12:00pm PT

Learn More at: https://bigideascontest.org

Past winners from Makerere University include: PedalTap, MoyoMedical, MamaOpe and many more!

This year's categories:

Students receive:

  •  Up to $20K per team
  •  New Funding Opportunities
  •  Expert Industry Feedback
  •  Skill Development Workshops
  •  Network Development
  •  Mentorship Opportunity
  •  Recognition & Exposure
  •  Ongoing Support

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