Fellowship | The East Africa Biodesign Fellowship Applications


The East Africa Biodesign (EAB) fellowship is a prestigious training program that seeks to equip innovators within the region with practical skills to develop contextually appropriate, accessible, and sustainable health innovations.

The program seeks to translate the incredible successes of the parent program based in Stanford University that has led to the founding of 56 companies which have impacted more than 13 million people.

Why join the fellowship?

The opportunity to become an impactful innovator. The key product of the program is the innovator, trained to identify needs, implement contextual solutions, and successfully launch impactful solutions to market.

Access to the global community of biodesign fellows and faculty where there are neither barriers nor boundaries. Always willing and ready to help, the community provides support, mentorship, and access to a wide range of expertise.

For 10 months, based either in Nairobi or Kigali, you will be immersed into the Biodesign program that has been tested, proved, and improved over 20 years. The process equips you with the skills to identify needs, develop solutions that matter, and deliver the solutions to the people in need of them

The program is open to the following disciplines: Medicine, Rehabilitation, Nursing, Global Health, Public Health, Health Informatics, Engineering (Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical, etc..), Biotechnology, Internet of Things (e.g. Embedded Computing Systems), or Business.

Here’s your first step towards impacting Africa and World.
Best wishes.

About this Program:

  • Start: January 2025
  • Duration: Full time for 10 months
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda, and Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tuition: Fully covered by the program
  • Stipend: Successful applicants will receive a modest stipend to cover living expenses
  • Application due: August 02, 2024
Apply here
Find out more: EAB website
Contact: EAB@ughe.org


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