How to Apply for Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR) 2021-2022 for Nigerians
Are you an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur or a researcher? Do you have a market-creating innovative idea? This is an opportunity for you to turn your Innovative idea into a viable business. Apply to the Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR). The i-FAIR accelerator is a unique 6-month training, mentoring and product development programme organized by the Embassy of Israel in Nigeria in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria. I-FAIR offers mentorship by experts from both Israel and Nigeria. Participants have access to an ultramodern fabrication and innovation centre equipped with high-end technologies in which ideas are turned into prototypes.
i-FAIR 2021-2022 Benefits
- Participate in a 6-month fellowship program which run both online and in-person;
- Enjoy an all-expense paid training in Abuja which will cover flights, accommodation, feeding and daily stipends;
- Tailored mentoring and training from Israeli and Nigerian top experts;
- Access to local and foreign investors;
- Access to an ultramodern fabrication and innovation hub where they will have the opportunity to develop their prototypes free of charge with the support of top Israeli and Nigerian professionals;
- Become fellows of the prestigious Israeli Embassy fellowship program.
i-FAIR 2021-2022 Eligibility
- Open to Nigerian Citizens;
- Applicant should be up to 21 years age and above;
- Located in Nigeria and aspire to grow and scale within the Nigerian ecosystem;
- Holders of a degree from a tertiary institution;
- With an Invention/innovation that exceeds the idea stage in one of the following fields:
- Agriculture and Food Security
- Food Technology
- Renewable Energy/ Environmental Management
- Medical Devices
- Disability Inclusion (Solutions for inclusion of people with disabilities)
Before filling in the application form, they encourage you to create a simple google slide presentation with 3 slides. In the application form you will have an option to share it as PDF. This is optional, but it will help them better understand your idea and therefore will improve your chances. Download Slide Guidelines
For more information, visit i-FAIR 2021-2022.