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Lagos based Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) is calling for applications from entrepreneurs who have an innovative solution to tackle the coronavirus.
The Lagos-based tech hub made the announcement yesterday on a web page on its website.
Those entrepreneurs who are already working on a project or have an idea, with the capability to scale up their solution with available resources from CcHub, should apply to the hub for support.
Nigeria’s CcHub is looking to support and fund entrepreneurs who have an innovative solution to tackle the coronavirus
Said the hub: “In light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe, CcHub is looking to fund and provide research and design support, via our Design Lab, for Covid-19 related projects.
The hub said these include, but not limited to, projects in the following areas:
- Last-mile communication: educating the public and ensuring the right information reaches even remote locations.
- Support for the infected and the most vulnerable in society.
- Local production of essential medical supplies
- Support for the food value-chain, from producers to consumers, in the event of movement restrictions.
Projects can be focused on a particular African country, the African continent or the world at large, the tech hub said.
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