Call for Applications: Business Incubation Program in Ghana

Call for Applications: Business Incubation Program in Ghana

The Business Incubation Program is a cutting-edge business incubator of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) with the aim of providing support to transformative entrepreneurs who have innovative solutions and businesses that aid in the mitigation or adaptation of climate change.

The School focuses on five key economic sectors - energy efficiency & renewable energy; solar power; climate smart agriculture; domestic waste management; water management and purification

In addition, the School also provides designed support to larger SMEs who are rethinking their processes and operations in a bid to be more sustainable.


The incubation is for a period of 9 months.


At the end of the incubation, a graduation ceremony is held, and entrepreneurs are awarded a certificate of participation.

Size of Cohort

GCIC’s School of Sustainable Entrepreneurship is very competitive, and typically accommodates not more than 25 entrepreneurs for each cohort

Incubator Overview

The incubator is a blend of in-house classes and practical field work aimed at developing and enhancing entrepreneurship professionalism, building insight on the practicalities of private enterprise, as required to ensure entrepreneurs have what it takes to go the long-haul with their business

The School of Sustainable Entrepreneurship’s expansive program interventions include:

  • “High-Value Mini MBA” programs offered and specially curated in partnership with Coursera to develop business acumen.

  • Portfolio management

  • Market growth and
    Access Intelligence briefs.

  • Financial & technical Grants

  • Investor readiness program

  • Climate smart technology and product development

  • Environmental and social safeguards, Due Diligence and Audits

  • The School of Sustainable Entrepreneurship through its interventions challenges the mindset of its entrepreneurs, cultivating and strengthening their focus on sustainable commercial success, but also their contribution to long-term implications of their activity on Ghana, Africa, and the world.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Legally registered and operational in Ghana for at least three (3) years.

  • Not fewer than three (3) full-time employees.

  • Minimum annual gross revenue of GHC 450,000 in the last two fiscal years.

  • Must operate in one of the five (5) sectors of GCIC;

  • Climate Smart Agriculture

  • Domestic Waste Management

  • Energy Efficiency

  • Water Management & Purification

  • Solar Power

  • Businesses outside the 5 sectors but with an interest to green their operations can also apply

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Call for Applications: Business Incubation Program in Ghana

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