The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Education and Sports, with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) is implementing the Higher Education, Science and Technology (HEST) project, which aims at supporting Kyambogo University to improve the quality and relevance of higher education in order to stimulate economic growth and development. Kyambogo University has distinguished itself as a pioneer institution in the country to establish a Bakery and Confectionery Business Incubation Centre (KyU BIC).
The purpose of this project is to promote business start-ups in Baking and Confectionery within the University Community and the region and it is focused to achieve the following objectives:
The center shall admit:
The duration will be determined after agreeing on the Incubation Schedule and fulfilling the requirements of the Incubation Contract/Agreement.
The applicants shall provide a concept leading to a business start-up in Baking & Confectionery. The concept should have the following items; description of the /product, the innovation/value addition, tests to be carried out on the product, commercialization strategy/plan, expected inputs and outputs. For businesses that are already in operation, provide proof of existence of the businesses, and an inspection to confirm the information provided shall be conducted
The applicants shall present a research concept in Baking & Confectionery. The concept can be a fresh research or on-going research. The research may be implemented by the applicant or where the applicant is a member of a research team. Preference will be given to a research team where the Principal Investigator (PI) is a staff of Kyambogo University or sister Universities that are beneficiaries of the AfDB-HEST project.
Kyambogo University BIC offers:
Kyambogo University BIC does NOT offer
Only successful applicants will be notified.
How to apply
Download Application form for incubatees
Application Deadline 21st December 2017
For further information and assistance, please contact
Dr. Edriisa Mugampoza, +256-781-713 555 or +256-0705-345 507