Apply for Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge to Improve the Lives of Nigerians!

Deadline: 19 May 2017

Do you have an idea to improve the lives of Nigerians? If yes, then apply for the Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge.

The Union Bank is currently inviting applicants for its Centenary Innovation Challenge with a motive to address the biggest problems affecting how people live, work, socialise and do business in Nigeria.

The innovation challenge will engage eligible young and talented people across Nigeria to submit novel ideas that address some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are of immediate interest to Union Bank. The program will encourage applicants to propose innovative ideas that solve fundamental social and commercial challenges faced by Nigerians in a range of sectors starting in one community but potentially scalable across the nation.

Thematic Areas

Eligibility Criteria

The Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge is open to university students, software developers, academics and entrepreneurs of Nigerian citizenship living in Nigeria.

Key Dates

  • Idea Sprint Workshops: 18 April-9 May 2017
  • Pitch Preparation: 2 June-20 June 2017
  • Pitching Session & Selection of Winners: 27 June 2017
  • Incubation: 30 June-15 December 2017

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For more information, please visit Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge.

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