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UK-Kenya Future Females Business School Programme 2022

UK-Kenya Future Females Business School HealthTech Programme 2022: The UK-Kenya Tech Hub has partnered with Future Females to support 30 HealthTech entrepreneurs

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Application Deadline: 6th May 2022

About the Award: The Future Females Business School, in partnership with UK-Kenya Tech Hub, is a leading programme that offers funded spots to Kenyan female entrepreneurs building HealthTech businesses that improve the health sector and provide access to quality and affordable healthcare.

The UK-Kenya Tech Hub forms part of the International Tech Hub network delivered by DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport), under a UK government initiative designed to promote digital inclusion and inclusive growth of the digital ecosystems in partner countries. Alongside Kenya, there are hubs in Nigeria, South Africa, India, Indonesia and Brazil.
The International Tech Hubs are expert teams which work to stimulate local digital economies, build high-end digital skills, and forge innovation partnerships between local tech sectors and international businesses. Through the Hubs’ activities, entrepreneurs and founders, acquire the skills, resource and support needed to turbocharge their entrepreneurial journey.

Are you a Kenyan based female entrepreneur looking to develop a thriving HealthTech business?
Are you passionate about technology, improving the health sector and providing access to quality healthcare? Are you looking to build a business that would create a massive social impact and benefit your community?

Our 3-month virtual programmme takes the entrepreneur through the steps required to set up a HealthTech startup in Kenya: the standards and regulations around healthcare and HealthTech, the different categories and opportunities in the space, the HealthTech product development cycle, a guide to partnership development as well as business fundamentals in the HealthTech space.
We provide content, community and world class tools to help you in building your dream business. Future Females Business School programme is your opportunity to equip yourself with powerful strategies and build a better business. Apply for our programme now!

Eligible Field(s): Qualifying startups include:

Medical and pharmaceutical supply chains; Health insurance and financing; Physical clinics; Fitness; Clean eating and lifestyle; Telehealth; Healthcare management; Mobile maternal health and healthcare education; Medical devices; Ecommerce platforms; Non-invasive disease diagnostic device; Disease screening; Solar powered medical equipment; Affordable testing equipment; Micro-health insurance for informal workers; Emergency response system; Digitized clinical records management system; Digitized point of care system; and such other industries. 

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: Applicants have to be Kenyan female entrepreneur with a HealthTech business or HealthTech business idea, that have the potential to have a positive social impact in the world. Your eligibility will be assessed during the application period.. So to apply, you must

  • be a Kenyan-based female entrepreneur
  • The business must utilise technology (i.e. your business is app based or an online platform)
  • The business must impact respective communities/ industries

Eligible Countries: Kenya

Number of Awards: 30

Value of Award: Fully-funded

  • A 3-month virtual program covering 10 actionable modules.
  • Weekly coaching sessions
  • Guest feature masterclass with leading industry experts
  • Support to scale their businesses

How to Apply: Apply here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details