Villgro Kenya to fund East Africa’s tech-enabled medical devices

Villgro Kenya to fund East Africa's tech-enabled medical devices

Villgro Kenya is looking for Innovative Medical Device solutions that address the lack of access to quality and affordable health services and technologies in low-income populations across East Africa.

The India-based Villgro Innovations Foundation launched an incubator for early-stage businesses in the healthcare and life sciences sector in Nairobi in 2017.

Startups can apply to join Villgro Kenya’s portfolio and receive funding from $20,000, business development expertise and access to further investment opportunities. We have a preference for scalable and sustainable models led by a multidisciplinary team with a minimum viable product.

To apply visit here and fill in the application form. We welcome referrals from organizations that have worked with or know a startup that is a good fit.

A partner of Villgro Innovations Foundation in India, Villgro Kenya is an early-stage social enterprise incubator that supports innovative businesses in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

Villgro Kenya supports early-stage, innovation-based, for-profit social enterprises in the healthcare and life sciences sector by providing incubation services.

Villgro Kenya helps bring global health innovations to market through social entrepreneurship to promote sustainable health impact in Kenya and the East African Community bloc.

Working at the interface of science and industry, Villgro Kenya brings years of experience in R&D/academia and entrepreneurship in the region that is relevant to global health technology development and go-to-market strategies.

Earlier in May, Villgro Kenya in partnership with other investment firms put US$735,000 in seed funding to Ilara Health , a platform that sources tech-powered diagnostics equipment and makes it accessible to Africans who struggle to afford it, bundling the equipment and integrating the devices via a proprietary technology platform.