The Agritech4egypt Innovation Challenge for Early-Stage Egyptian Agri-tech Ventures

The Agritech4egypt Innovation Challenge for Early-Stage Egyptian Agri-tech Ventures

Applications are now open for the 2024 AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge. The AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge is powered by CGIAR Accelerate for Impact Platform (A4IP) and co-organized with CGIAR Centers–The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, ICARDA, IWMI, and IFPRI–and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) of Egypt.

This project is endorsed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt (MOHESR) and supported by PRIMA, Climate Resilient Africa Fund (CRAF), ALEX BANK, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), and CGIAR Initiatives and units operating in the MENA region.


  • The AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge is a program designed specifically for early-stage agri-tech ventures in Egypt.

  • At this stage, you must have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) or Proof of Concept (POC).

  • This program will support and prepare you to build a solid go-to-market strategy through technical validation and access to the market.


    Your agri-tech innovation must align with one of the priority areas:

  • Digital agriculture and precision farming

  • Agri-finance solutions

  • Sustainable value
    chain development

  • Capacity building tools

  • Efficient irrigation water management


    Through the AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge, you will receive the tools and step-by-step support to build the foundations of an agri-tech venture for scalable growth in Egypt.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of agriculture in Egypt

  • Benefit from a fully funded, 4-day immersive bootcamp

  • Connect with a network of international partners and agribusinesses

  • Be exposed to expert guidance from CGIAR scientists and industry experts

  • Access a sponsored 6-month acceleration program, combining entrepreneurial training and technical assistance

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; The Agritech4egypt Innovation Challenge for Early-Stage Egyptian Agri-tech Ventures

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