“The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) hereby invites interested Zambian youths aged between 18-35 years to submit applications for enrollment into a collaborative ICT innovation programme.
The programme is open to youths that have ICT-related innovations relating to any sector of the economy. The applications will be evaluated by an independent technical evaluation committee to facilitate entry into the innovation programme. A maximum of twenty (20) candidates or teams will be shortlisted to participate in the innovation programme. The innovation programme will be for a duration of to six months.
The enrolled candidates will receive support that will include but not be limited to the following:
•Business development support services;
•Technical development support
•Access to facilities such as internet, computers, mobile devices and other office equipment essential to enhance ICT innovations;
•Mentorship opportunities with identified industry experts and successful entrepreneurs;
•Business linkages with possible off-takers of the participants’ innovations;
•Linkages with potential financiers and equity partners; and
•Other services that could support the development of the idea into a viable business venture.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply using the following link:
The deadline for receiving applications will be Friday March 25, 2017. Only successful applicants shall be contacted. For more details on the incubation programme and the submission process, please contact ZICTA using the following address:
Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority
Stand No. 4909
Corner of Independence Avenue & United Nations Road
P.O. Box 36871, Lusaka.
Tel: +260 211 246697/ 244424-26
Fax: +260 211 246701
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.”
Check out last year’s ZICTA ICT Innovation Programme winners here.