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India – Ethiopia Innovation & Technology Commercialization Programme (IEITCP)
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1. What is the India-Ethiopia Innovation & Technology Commercialization Programme (IEITCP)?

IEITCP is a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, Govt.of India, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)to identify &scale validated Indian technologies/ innovations in Ethiopia, by facilitating G2G, B2G and B2B engagements.

The Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is the implementation partner on behalf of the government of Ethiopia.

2. What is the key objectiveof IEITCP?

IEITCP aims to identify and utilize 50 validated Indian technologies/innovations over five years, culled through a unique and rigorous evaluation process to create sustainable joint projects/ventures in Ethiopia. The programme will create an ecosystem wherein Indian innovations and technology enterprises drive B2B/B2G business ventures with Ethiopia, propelling growth in India and Ethiopia.

3. What are the benefits of IEITCP?

The programme aims to achieve the following key objectives:

  • Validation of in-market India technologies & innovations for deployment in Ethiopia (Africa)
  • Commercialization in new development country markets (Africa)
  • G2G platform with FICCI extensive network facilitates ease of matchmaking, access to financing
  • Accelerate entrepreneurship, stimulating start-up innovation & technology ecosystem
  • GDP growth in India and Africa, leveraging bilateral India-Africa partnerships with support from multilateral agencies
  • Mentoring & Boot-Camps by seasoned Indian & African Technology and Business Experts
  • Capacity Building of Businesses, creation of skilled human capital
  • Addressing Identified Needs of Recipient
4. Who can apply to this Programme in India?

Companies registered in India& running a sustainable business with operations in India &/or overseas and keen to collaborate with Ethiopianentrepreneurs, are welcome to apply.

5. What are the focus sectors of the Programme?

As identified in conjunction with the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; following are the sectors for which we seek applications:

  • Agriculture & Food Processing
  • Healthcare
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Energy
  • ICT & IT
  • Trade & Industry
  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Mines, Minerals & Oil & Gas
6. What should be the development stage of the technology/innovation which shall be considered under the Programme?

IEITCP is looking for validated technologies/innovations, which have already been commercialized in India& that have demonstrated operational proof of their technology/ innovation. The Programme is not for early stage technologies that are in the proof of concept or prototype stage.

7. What kind of support will the Programme provide to the shortlisted Indian entrepreneurs?

The Programme will provide capacity building and business acceleration support to the matched Indian entrepreneurs. Furthermore, hand-holding the Indian companies to be associated with able partners from Ethiopia, for scaling their business operations. The Programme does not commit any direct financial aid/ funding support to the matched partnerships.

8. What kind of support will the Programme provide to the selected Ethiopian entrepreneurs?

The Programme will provide capacity building, business development support and hands-on training to the match-made Ethiopianentrepreneurs.Furthermore, hand-holding the Ethiopian companies to be associated with able partners from India, for adaption of the technologies within Ethiopia & further scaling it. The Programme does not commit any direct financial aid/ funding support to the matched partnerships.

9. Is IP mandatory for applying to the Programme?

Although it is not mandatory, it would be an added advantage if the Indian enterprise has applied for/has been granted IP protection.

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