SIMUKA-PHAKAMA, Join our 2019 Innovation Challenge!

SIMUKA-PHAKAMA, Join our 2019 Innovation Challenge!

The Innovation Challenge is a platform for green enterprise innovation and development to ensure Zimbabwe thrives by empowering citizens and businesses, particularly women and youth, to drive the creation of green and decent jobs.

The Simuka-Phakama Green enterPRIZE Innovation Challenge is open to:

  • Young women and men entrepreneurs 18 years of age and above, who run a small or medium-sized business in Zimbabwe. In particular, the competition will prioritize existing firms with potential for growth in a green economy.
  • Applications from women, youth, and business leaders and entrepreneurs with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
  • Two geographically bound business competitions, labeled as “northern and southern region innovation challenges”, will run concurrently to allow participation of SMEs from across the ten provinces of Zimbabwe.

Prizes include technical and financial support to eco-innovation, as well as access to business development services to enable entrepreneurs to gain the skills and knowledge to run their businesses more effectively.

Registrations will be open online from 2 September 2019 until close of day on 29 November 2019.

Download our brochure for full details on the application process or apply to submit your innovation idea.

September 5, 2019