Are you passionate about sustainability and economically viable solutions in the circular economy?
The Circular Lagos Platform in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) invites eligible individuals and business owners to apply for the Circular Lagos Challenge.
The Circular Lagos Challenge is the flagship event of Circular Lagos aimed at increasing circular business and circular investment opportunities in Lagos State.
The challenge is a five-day hybrid event that gives selected candidates the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to challenges presented by different challenge owners.
The Circular Lagos Challenge seeks to give selected participants and challenge owners (recruited by the Circular Lagos team) educational input aimed at supporting the development of prototypes of pilotable solutions to the pre-defined challenges that shall be further developed during an incubation event before being piloted with the support of the challenge owners in Lagos State.
The most promising solutions from each challenge category will proceed into a four-six months incubation program. Participation in the incubation is compulsory for the top two businesses drawn from each category.
- 2-day virtual Bootcamp to learn the rubrics of circular business and circular economy
- Networking opportunities with luminaries in the Nigerian circular economy
- A mix of cash prizes and other consolatory awards
- Certificate of participation for every selected business
- 4-6 months incubation program for the top two participants in each challenge category
How to apply
You can start, complete and submit your application here. Registration is free and all applications must be submitted online.
Application opens 27th January 2022 and closes 20th February 2022.