Due to the wide availability of biobased materials in Africa and the lack of an ‘old’ linear organised industry, there is a tremendous circular economy opportunity in the set-up of local, scalable new industry initiatives in Africa. Therefore the program Africa Next Level will focus on the match making between local available raw and waste materials with new Circular Economy technologies and business models.

  • Innovative start-ups in Africa and the Netherlands

  • Students from high schools and universities 

  • Investors, funds, banks

  • Dutch Corporates

  • Farmers cooperatives in Africa

  • Existing (food) processing companies in Africa

To develop ideas to a business ready to scale up, we use a funnel approach.