Sokoine University of Agriculture is among of the three universities participating in the Innoversity Project. This project was launched by French Embassy. Other collaborators are University of Iringa and Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology. 

About Call for University Entrepreneurs
The call for university entrepreneurs provides opportunity for university students both undergraduate and postgraduate with innovative business idea on agriculture particularly agri-food sector. The call focus on identifying startups at ideation ,prototype, or  Minimal Viable Product  stage that will lead to sustainable technology businesses and companies with high growth potential.

Successful startups will undergo an incubation program run by Sahara Ventures ( and thereafter will be linked to on-campus innovation hubs and technology transfer offices to encourage innovation, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, and research commercialization to create new solutions and employment opportunities. 
About the Project
Innoversity project is a two-year project funded by the France Embassy in Tanzania and implemented by Sahara Ventures .The project support students, lecturers, researchers, and management to integrate innovation and entrepreneurial approaches in their works to address the skills gap and create employment opportunities for youths. 

Deadline for Applications: 20th August 2022

For more information about the call, visit

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