NEIP Incubation & Acceleration Programme (Module 1)

Provision of Subsidized Workspace for Young Entrepreneurs which will be resourced with business development facilities, meeting rooms, conference rooms, shared office space and other related service.

In this project NEIP will partner private sector investors to set these Business Incubator Hubs and Industrial parks for youth owned businesses. There some few Incubation hubs across the country and there are some key stakeholders who have interest in Business Incubation and Innovative hubs. A few have been listed in the table below.

All these and more would be engaged as we set up the biggest Workspace for budding businesses in Accra and the other regional capitals

Num Entrepreneurship Hubs Institutional Support (Grants)

  • Tedx Accra Engine (Technoserve Ghana)
  • Impact Hub Accra British Council
  • Kumasi Hive Total Petroleum
  • Hapaspace Adum DFID/UKAID
  • Ace Innovative Hub Kumasi & BA USAID
  • Tanoah SME Hub ADRA Ghana
  • Smithtips Co. Ltd Kosmos Innovation Centre
  • Social Enterprise Ghana Challenges World Wide UK
  • Ghana Entrepreneurs Network Reach For Change
  • ISpace Tony Elumelu Foundation
  • Accra Digital Centre Busy Internet
  • Africa Start-up Academy Google Ghana
  • Growth Mosaic Embassies/ Consulates
  • MTN Foundation
  • UMB Bank

These workspaces will serve as the Nucleus for the development of the Incubator Hubs as well as the Business Accelerators.

NEIP will Set up 10 INCUBATOR HUBS Across the Country with PPP arrangement.
Our Services within our Business Incubation Hub:

Space Facilities: Full use of working space for meetings, conferences, seminars, events and trainings. Minimal fees would be charged for these services.

Free Business Information Seminars & Business Advisory services: Access information and application support to business programs provided by the NEIP and other stakeholders.

Networking Opportunities: Get advice and guidance from experienced business mentors and an opportunity to network with individual investors, venture capitalists and angel investors.

Impact Outsourcing: Business mentors providing strategic advice, guidance and support to local businesses.

Co-working Space: Members will have full use of working space, facilities and Internet in our Hub and attend regular business training programs and events. Co-working space could be acquired on daily, weekly, monthly or on annual basis at a subsidized rate to enable start-ups and SMEs grow their businesses.

Incubation: After being shortlisted for incubation the enterprises will be supported with seed capital, 12 months mentorship, networking and use of hub space, facilities and resources to grow the business.

Neip Entrepreneurs Database (Under The Incubation Program)

NEIP will set up an entrepreneurship database that will require all businesses under the following categories to register to receive various business support for the growth of their businesses through our Incubation Hubs

Start-up businesses
Small businesses
Medium scale businesses
Larger Scale businesses

Through this Entrepreneurs database we will be able to know the businesses that have to enjoy our policy on tax incentives to young entrepreneurs as they grow their new businesses.