First Innovation Awards

First Grantees of The Botswana Innovation Fund

The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) announced the grantees of the Botswana Innovation Fund (BIF) First Call for Proposal. BIF is a Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology initiative intended to promote innovation through provision of early stage funding to companies or organizations registered with the Botswana Innovation Hub. The first call invited innovative projects at prototype to pre-commercialisation stage. Successful proposals were selected based on the most compelling concept, value, and impact as vetted by an independent expert panel of adjudicators. The grantees were recognised by His Honour, the Vice President of Botswana, Mr Slumber Tsogwane accompanied by the Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Mr Ngaka Ngaka.