Last Updated

10 Mar 2023

AfOx-HIP Call for Applications: Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme 2023


The Africa Oxford Health Innovation Platform (AfOx-HIP) is calling for applications for the "Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme 2023".

AfOx-HIP is a multi-disciplinary programme to support African innovators develop new solutions to Africa’s health challenges. AfOx-HIP helps ideas come to life as real solutions to big challenges through innovation and entrepreneurship by pursuing a broader purpose for sustainable futures.

Focus Areas:

  • Any scientific discipline, including outside life sciences and engineering sciences, and any type of technology leading to the creation of solutions towards disease prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment.
  • Solutions with high impact potential that offer opportunities for transformative health delivery in Africa will be prioritised.

  • Solutions aimed at reducing the high probability of premature deaths from non-communicable diseases amongst African populations, optimising diagnostic and prognostic tests in African contexts, novel diagnostic tools to increase resilience to endemic diseases, and zoonotic disease-related solutions are highly encouraged. 

    Applications from female and under-represented innovator/entrepreneurs are highly encouraged. 

Offer details:

  • AfOx-HIP will work with African innovators in the co-development of skills ranging from creative problem solving, translational research, entrepreneurship, and venture acceleration.

Read more here. 

Application deadline April 30, 2023.