Merck in partnership with Seedspace Lagos will be having a Startup Challenge on the 21st of September 2018.

This program is looking for early stage startups based in West Africa that are working at the cutting edge of innovation and would like to run a collaboration project with Merck to solve real life problems.

The startups need to be working in fields related to Healthcare, Life Sciences, Performance Materials and other search fields such as Bio-sensing & Interfaces, and Precision Farming.

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Merck Accelerator’s Satellite program in Lagos is a gateway to quickly explore and validate potential for co-creating and collaborating with Merck. Winners would receive a prize of $3,000 cash prize, a fully paid trip to Merck Innovation Centre Headquarters to pitch for a collaboration with Merck, membership for up to 12 months in Speedspace Community Lagos, etc.

Apply here.

Application closes August 17th, 2018.






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