Siemens/Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Award for African Entrepreneurs 2021

Siemens/Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Award: Applications are invited from qualified social entrepreneurs and visionary start-ups for the Siemens/Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Award 2021/2022. The E-Mobility Innovation Award is a jump start for African entrepreneurs with innovative e-mobility solutions and circular economy approaches.

Siemens Stiftung is launching its first open, competitive E-Mobility innovation call which emphasizes innovative technical solutions. The pre-seed funding is intended to jump start visionary African entrepreneurs, start-ups and social ventures that are developing innovative e-mobility solutions in manufacturing, exploring innovative business models.

Programme Sponsor(s): Minerva Scholarship Fund Foundation

Award Amount: up to 50,000 Euros

Area of Focus: Electric mobility

Country Eligibility: African enterprises


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Siemens/Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Award | DETAILS

  • Applicants must be African entrepreneurs, start-ups, and social ventures that are developing innovative e-mobility solutions in manufacturing, exploring innovative business models and creating mobility services (such as apps or delivery services).
  • The enterprise must be headquartered in Africa who are pursuing the uptake and mainstreaming of e-mobility in Africa (both companies that are already generating revenue and companies in the earliest stages of development are encouraged to apply).
  • Applicants must be passionate about e-mobility solutions in Africa.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Siemens/Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Award are to submit their applications online before the application deadline.

Applicants should note that in the first round, they will be required to provide answers to a detailed questionnaire pertaining to the profile, impact and the future plans of their businesses in the first round of application.

Applicants that reach the second round will be asked to answer some more in-depth questions pertaining to financial and legal due diligence and to upload documents such as registration certificates, finance reports (if available), and articles of association.

The final stage will be shortlisting and interview of applicants by an external jury of experts.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2021

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