NITDA Technology Innovation Support Scheme for Creative/Innovative Nigerians

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is introducing the NITDA Technology Innovation Support Scheme to provide an opportunity for building the capacity of both Hub Managers and Technology startups to ensure massive creation of entrepreneurs and jobs within the ecosystem in furtherance to transforming the country into a knowledge-based and IT-driven economy.

NITDA Technology Innovation Support Scheme

Technology Innovation And Entrepreneurship Support Scheme

Four (4) schemes targeted at fostering the growth of the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The scheme is expected to cover the following areas.

  • Hub Upskilling
  • Technical Capacity Building
  • Incubation Programme
  • Internship Programme


  • Be a creative/innovative Nigerian who is at the early stage of business
  • Willing to build technical skills,
  • Want to get experience working with corporates or join an incubation hub

How to Participate

Interested and qualified candidates should please note that to participate in the scheme Please register or sign-in after that select the appropriate scheme you wish to apply.

1. Hubs Up-Scaling

The programme is designed to ensure that Hub Managers have the required skills sets to support digital startups and build innovation ecosystems in their localities


2. Technical Capacity Building

This programme is designed to provide startups with the opportunity to work with established Hubs. It will provide opportunities for capacity building, mentorship and developing a tech entrepreneurship skills.


3. Internship Programme

This is a programme designed to support idea-stage startups to scale up from ideas to market.


4. Incubation Programme

This component involves equipping Nigerian youths with the technological and entrepreneurial skills required to either establish innovative companies or secure decent work in existing enterprises.


For more information, visit the Official Webpage NITDA Technology Innovation Support Scheme

Application Deadline: 24-Aug-2020

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