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Wednesday 30th June 2021

Africa Cup

The center stage of the SA Innovation Summit: a competition providing start-ups and early-stage companies in all tech-enabled sectors from around the world to compete for investment, showcase their products and services, gain market and media exposure, and secure support in the stages of scaling and growth.

The Africa Cup aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of start-ups who are disrupting the traditional ways of doing business. This is an opportunity for all early start-ups with high growth potential, scalability, and expansion plans, to showcase their technologies while obtaining access to funding, new markets, and PR exposure.

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Tuesday 20th July 2021

Africa Prize 2022 applications now open

Apply now for the chance to receive eight months of tailored commercialisation training with the opportunity to win up to £25,000 in the final showcase event.

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Friday 23rd July 2021

Apply to be an AAS Affiliate

The AAS Affiliates Programme seeks early and mid-career scientists who demonstrate excellence in their development and application of science in Africa. These individuals become ‘Affiliate of the AAS’ for a period of five years during which they receive individualised professional development support and join a wider community of science leaders on the African continent.

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Friday 31st December 2021

Cultural emergency and response programme

Prince Claus Fund, NL and other funders

The Prince Claus Fund invites applications for its cultural emergency and response programme. This supports first aid action to sustain cultural heritage threatened by natural disaster or conflict. Proposals must address concrete material needs, research missions for identifying cultural emergency relief actions, first aid training for salvaging culture or raising awareness about the damage to culture and heritage in an ongoing crisis.

Support is primarily given to people and organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.

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