2024 KIC AgriTech Challenge Classic | Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC)

Year started: March 26, 2024 | Current status: Applications closed

Business stage:
Ideation (Pre-revenue)
Startup (Post-revenue)

Agriculture & Food
Information & Communication Technology

Duration: 7 months | Mode: In-person and Virtual | Participation Fee: Free

Number of participant accepted per cohort:

Location(s): Ghana – Greater Accra – Regional |

Brief Description

The 2024 Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) AgriTech Challenge Classic is a 7-month program that identifies young people who are interested in setting up a business and provides them with a system of training, workshops, and support to develop their business ideas.

Training details

Describe the format of your programme.:

The program uses coaching and market research tours to encourage participants to take a fresh look at the agriculture value chain and identify new areas with potential business opportunities.

For 2024, KIC is working with 16 academic institutions across the country. Trainees would have to join the Classic at the campus of the region or at the nearest region.

Brief detail of instructors used:

The capacity building sessions (trainings) would be facilitated by various lecturers at the academic institutions, subject matter experts, and other resource personnel.

Current Partners and Funders

Other partners and funders: Mastercard foundation

Support provided

Non Financial Support Provided: Accelerator|Events|Technical Assistance & Capacity Building

Financial Support Provided: Grant|Equity