NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS CENTRE CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES FOR INNOVATIVE PROJECTS.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) created the Technology Business Fund (TBDF) to support the development and commercialization of technological innovations. The Fund is administered under the Ministry of Technology and Science (MoTS) and implemented through the National Technology Business Centre (NTBC).
The National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) is a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Technology and Science (MoTS) established under the science and technology (S&T) Act No. 26 of 1997 whose mandate is to commercialise innovations and to conduct technology transfer.
Therefore, the National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) hereby invites eligible applicants to submit applications for funding under the Technology Business Development Fund (TBDF).
The Call is targeted at early-stage start-ups/ promoters with “Market-Ready” innovation prototypes and/or products/services related to Digital Financial Technologies/innovations, and Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) in Agriculture, Education, Health, Energy, and Trade & commerce sectors.
This is an opportunity for you to turn your innovative business concept and technological innovation into a viable business venture by submitting your Concept Note through this call.
Eligible Applicant Categories:
Innovators & Start-ups/Entrepreneurs seeking to commercialize their innovations
Research & Development Institutions, Universities Colleges, or Trades Training Institutes – seeking technology transfer & commercialization for their innovations
Applications must be submitted to NTBC by filling in a prescribed application form available at the NTBC offices in Lusaka, downloadable on www.ntbc.co.zm or https://tbdf.ntbc.co.zm or and/or email requests.
THE APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12TH AUGUST 2022. COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE ADDRESSED TO:
National Technology Business Centre
8th Floor, New Government Complex Nasser Road P.O. BOX RW 51310, LUSAKA
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