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Apply for the ZICTA ICT Innovation Programme 2017

ZICTA ICT Innovation Programme

ZICTA shared this on their Facebook page:

“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

Email: info@zicta.zm

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.”

Check out last year’s ZICTA ICT Innovation Programme winners here.

(Source: ZICTA)


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6 thoughts on “Apply for the ZICTA ICT Innovation Programme 2017

  • mondo hamaamba

    Hi,how about some of us that leave very far like mpulungu

    • The application is online for now but if you’re selected to pitch your idea you will have to make plans to ravel to Lusaka.

  • Gregory Kunda

    I would like to apply for innovation programs, how can I go about it.


    Good morning,I wanted to apply for innovation program now am failing to open up the link.Please help me before you close because am very interested. I have done Diploma in Telecommunication system at Z.I.C.T.C in Ndola and I need to participate in this great program.

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