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WHAT IS i-FAIR ?

Innovation that excites

The Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers is an initiative for raising a generation of innovators, inventors and researchers in Nigeria.

This 6-month innovation start-up initiative of the Israeli Embassy in Nigeria and the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria will provide needed workspace, equipment and mentoring to participants, to enable them transform their idea into inventions, innovations into solutions and prototypes, ready for industrial uptake.
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APPLY FOR THE i-FAIR

Who should apply?
  1. Nigerian Citizens 
  2. Of 21 years age  and above
  3. Located in Nigeria and aspire to grow and scale within the Nigerian ecosystem
  4. Holders of  a degree from a tertiary institution
  5. 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)
Application Deadline: 20th October 2021

OUR AREAS OF FOCUS

i-FAIR TEAM

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ORGANIZERS

TECHNICAL PARTNERS

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Events

STAY UP TO DATE WITH i-FAIR EVENTS

1st September, 2021 - 20th October, 2021 i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Submission of Application

Application Submission starts on 1st September, 2021 and ends on 30th September, 2021.

1st October, 2021 - 15th November, 2021 i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Selection and Invitation Distribution
Screening and selection of successful applications. Invitations are distributed to applicants.
 
December: i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Stage 1 - Opening Week
 

Opening Event and interactive innovation conference- open to invited guests and for i-Fair participants.

4 days Interactive innovation bootcamp for i-Fair participants.

11th December, 2021 - 15th February, 2022 i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Stage 2
Preliminary Validation of Concept and Market

Online Training: “Entrepreneurship and Business development”

15th February, 2022 - 31st May, 2022 i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Stage 3

Practical Product and Business Development

6th June, 2022 - 9th June, 2022 i-Fair 2021/22 Event Timeline
Stage 4 - Closing Week
6th - 7th: Getting ready for Demo Day

8th - 9th: Grand Finale Demo Day and Exhibition: Presentation and demonstration of the inventions to guests and potential investors.

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For more information and help

invent@ifair-israelnigeria.com

+234 704 748 0006