1)Please complete the application form in as much detail as possible. If you require assistance in completing the form please contact the Botswana Innovation Hub – Marketing and Registration.
2)Please note that if allocated spaces within the application form are insufficient for your responses a complementary document not exceeding 5 pages can be submitted with the application form with additional responses.
3)Applicants interested in Property Development / Tenancy within the Hub, are required to submit certified copies of certificate of incorporation and shareholder certificates, proof of source of funds, financial statements for the past three years, proof of pre-lets / intentions to lease (for tenancy applicants only), and an abridged business plan.
4)Completed application form and any supporting documentation must be addressed to Botswana Innovation Hub – Marketing and Registration, and can be submitted either through email, mail or delivered to the Botswana Innovation Hub offices.
Any and all application material will become the property of the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB and will not be returned to Respondents. The BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB will take reasonable precautions and use reasonable efforts to protect any confidential information specifically defined as such in the Respondent’s EOI, provided that confidential information shall not include information which (i) is or becomes available in the public domain through no wrongful act or omission of the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB; (ii) is available from another source without breach of any obligation to the Respondent, (iii) was already known to the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB, as evidenced by the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB’s written records, prior to the earliest date of submission of the Application to the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB by the Respondent, or (iv) is independently developed by the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB without reliance upon the confidential information disclosed, as evidenced by written records.
The BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB shall restrict disclosure of the confidential information to such of its Representatives as may be required in order for the Representatives to carry out, (on behalf of the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB) any evaluation by the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB of the application, and provided that such Representatives to whom the confidential information shall be disclosed agree to be bound by the terms of a confidentiality agreement containing provisions at least as stringent as the provisions hereof.
In the event the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB becomes legally required or compelled to disclose any confidential information to a third party, the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB will promptly inform the Respondent with sufficient notice in advance to permit the Respondent to seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy, or waive alternatively, compliance with the provisions of this Agreement. In the event that such protective order or other remedy is not obtained, or that the Respondent waives compliance with the provisions of this Agreement, the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB will furnish only that portion of confidential information which it is advised is legally required, and will exercise its reasonable efforts to obtain a protective order or other assurance that the confidential information will receive appropriate confidential treatment.
By submitting the application material to the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB the Respondent indemnifies and holds harmless the BOTSWANA INNOVATION HUB against any harm or loss that may arise from disclosure of the confidential information.