Embark on a transformative journey with the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) as we launch the WACCBIP Biotech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme. This initiative is designed to catalyse the emergence of ground-breaking biotech start-ups in Ghana and across Africa.

Program Components:


  • Up to $5,000.00 seed funding for at least 3 incubator start-ups
  • Exploration of collaborative funding with partners like the Resolution Project
  • Upon completion of the five day bootcamp, participants will be awarded prestigious Certificate in the Essentials of Biotech Entrepreneurship jointly awarded by WACCBIP, UGBS Innovation Hub, and IAST.


  • WACCBIP fellow, interns, students and alumni
  • Young biological scientists and trainees
  • Biomedical scientists and individuals passionate about developing biotech start-ups.

Selection Process

Duration: Five (5) days intensive bootcamp, and a two (2) month incubation and mentorship programme at the University of Ghana.

  • Biotech Entrepreneurship Training Course (5 Days)
  • Biotech Start-up incubation Programmes (2 Months)


  • Pitch competition to determine incubation programme participants.
  • Evaluation of applied knowledge and skills in developing ideas

Method of Application

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: January 21, 2024.