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The UK Federal government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) Lagos Immersion 2019 for Social Innovators

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The UK Federal government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) Lagos Immersion 2019 for Social Innovators

Application Due Date: July 7th 2019

The UK Federal government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) in collaboration with Development corner is introducing Lagos Immersion. A brand-new difficulty which intends to light up the strengths of the African innovation scene and motivate higher financial investment; specifically those which deal with a few of the macroeconomic and advancement obstacles of the continent.

Difficulty focus

  • How will you harness tech to support Nigerian business to do more service globally?
  • How would you utilize tech to increase gender equality?
  • How will you utilize tech to fill the skill/knowledge space existing in the economy; taking into factor to consider the digitally left out portion of the population?
  • How will you harness tech to minimize the joblessness rate in Nigeria?
  • How would you utilize innovation to minimize greenhouse gas emissions?

Advantages:

Effective candidates will get an invite to the Lagos Immersion hackathon on July 10, 2019, and winners will get the following:

  • Winners will be coupled with coaches with financial investment background and access to a larger network for 4 months.
  • Winners will be welcomed to the Beyond Nigeria networking session.
    with the Deputy High commissioner of the UK High Commission in August.
    2019 and subsequent sessions.
  • The chance to pitch your concepts to prospective financiers and partners in Nigeria and the UK.
  • Winners will get assistance from the Department for International Trade and Development Corner.
  • Access to regional and foreign Immersion business partners.

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the DIT Lagos Immersion 2019

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