Africa Oxford Health Innovation Platform – a multi-disciplinary programme has been launched to support African innovators develop new solutions to Africa’s health challenges.
It does so by connecting research to industry to tackle prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment through impact investment and innovation.
AfOx-HIP is a University of Oxford collaborative platform supported by key researchers and led by the Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx).
AfOx-HIP is a collaboration between AfOx and key partners including: Grand Challenges Africa at the African Academy of Sciences, The Royal Academy of Engineering, The Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford Foundry, TORCH, the Said Business School Africa Initiative and Reuben College, Oxford.
AfOx-HIP will work with African innovators in the co-development of skills ranging from creative problem solving, translational research, entrepreneurship, and venture acceleration.
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AfOx-HIP is open to work in any scientific discipline, including outside life sciences and engineering sciences, and any type of technology leading to the creation of solutions towards disease prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment.
Examples of technologies include:
• Digital technologies;
The applicant must be a national of an African country or have indefinite leave to remain in an Africancountry, domiciled in an African country in which they must be a legal resident and developing the proposed health innovation in their host country.
Applications should be submitted through the AfOx on-line submission portal at the latest by 23:59 BST, Wednesday 31 March 2021.
Outcomes of the application will be communicated in May 2021.
For more information, please visit http://www.afox.ox.ac.uk/6369-2/