Updated Nov 23, 2017

Kenya Climate Innovation Center Application 2017

Offered by Department for International Development, Danida and World Bank as part of Kenya Climate Innovation Center

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) provides holistic, country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies. The Center provides incubation, capacity building and financing to Kenyan entrepreneurs developing innovative solutions in renewable energy, water management and agribusiness
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Open Year RoundDeadline

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept
Created inKenya
Implemented In:
Focus AreasAgriculture
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesApplications are evaluated on the potential impact – will the business idea make a significant impact on the community, women and the environment?
Potential for ScaleEligibility is determined by the applicant's "progress to date", answering the question "has the applicant taken key first steps to move the idea forward?". Also, feasibility – is the business idea feasible from a technical and business perspective?
Reporting RequirementsWhen an entrepreneur is admitted into KCIC, a letter of agreement is signed for an incubation programme for a maximum period of 12 months. In the course of 12 months the progress of the company is tracked through monthly reports and meetings with Business Analysts.

Application Directions

Apply online through the Google Form here

Application And Awards Process

All applications are reviewed and the response sent within three weeks. In some cases, one-on-one meetings are necessary where additional information is required.

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