SARECO Swiss – Sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program In Switzerland


Young graduates and entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the newly launched Swiss – Sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program for 2018/2019 academic session. This is fully funded programme open for Sub-Saharan graduates.

The programme aims to boost the entrepreneurial know-how and exposure of Sub-Saharan graduate students – entrepreneurs seeking growth opportunities by offering a unique program bringing entrepreneurs to innovation hotspot in Nairobi and Switzerland. See details below for more information on how to apply.

Scholarship Type:

It awarded for young graduates and entrepreneurs.

Field Of study:

If you are an entrepreneur or a startup from an Sub-Saharan African innovation hub in the field of Mobile health, Pharmacometrics, Innovative Financing or Digital Humanities then join the Swiss Sub-Saharan business development program.

Scholarship Benefits:

The program is free of charge and covers the following:

  • Accommodation expenses on site in Nairobi are covered by the program.
  • For the Swiss week, flights, transport and accommodation in Switzerland are also covered by the program.

Host Country Of Scholarship:


Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

It is open to Sub-Saharan graduates.

Eligibility For The Sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program:

To be eligible, the following must be met:

  • Applicant must be graduate students – entrepreneurs and startups from Sub-Saharan African innovation hubs, with a strong link to academia, developing products or services in the fields of mobile health, pharmacometrics, innovative financing and digital humanities/knowledge transfer.
  • Applicant’s project or company must be based on research or technology developed at a local university/research institute.

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

Mode of application is online.

Click here.

Application Closing Date:

October 31, 2018

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