Application from Addis Ababa, Oromia, Amhara, Tigray, SNNPR and Somali Regional State will be gathered and evaluated for a preliminary selection.
Pre-screened applicants will go through an intensive UNCTAD based entrepreneurship, pitching and business plan advisory support services.
Top enterprises with a promising growth potential will be provided with financial, 10 month incubation, advanced BDS supports, investment and market linkage.
2020 Incubation Program
The primary aim of this program is to develop innovative businesses that are being commercialized and be able to create sustainable profit to the owners, and create more jobs to the community. Intended major outcomes include improved performances of incubated businesses (increased sales, innovative products, branches, expanded markets and others), increase in the number of additional jobs, and improved contribution to the local economy. The competition and incubation program will be implemented in Addis Ababa, Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR, Sidama, Somali and Tigray Regional States.
Applications are closed - የማመልከቻ ጊዜ ተጠናቋል
Incubation Support Services
The incubatees will be provided with required office spaces along with access to internet and telephone services; awarded seed money that can be assigned for a specified purposes (discussed and agreed with EDC); and provided with training and continuous one-to-one business development support inline with their needs and challenges.
Furthermore, the incubatees will be connected to investors/banks for access to finance, and linked to local government offices for facilitating working space/shade/land. All these supports will be tailored to the incubatees’ development stages and required interventions.