National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme
A Government of Ghana Initiative
An initiative to offer young entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business ideas
The National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP) is a flagship policy initiative of the Government of Ghana.
It’s primary objective is to provide an integrated national support for start-ups and small businesses. NEIP primarily focuses on providing business development services; startup incubators and funding for young businesses to enable them grow and become successful.The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) is therefore set within the context of Ghana’s long-term strategic vision of consolidating its middle-income status, building an industry-driven economy capable of providing decent jobs that are suitable and sustainable for development.
The Mission of NEIP
These are some of our milestone achievement metrics
Our Core Initiatives
The presidential business support programme is a special programme from the Akufo-Addo government that aims at supporting businesses. Read More
The Presidential Pitch is a special entrepreneurship initiative designed and organised by the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP). Read More..
The NEIP Greenhouse Estate Project is the largest Greenhouse Estate in West Africa. Currently we have installed 75 greenhouse domes at the Dawhenya irrigation site in the Greater Accra Region. Read More..
The student entrepreneurship initiative is an innovation and entrepreneurship solutions to Ghana’s graduate unemployment. Read More.
Campus Business Pitch is an initiative by the government of Ghana through the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP), it aim at stimulating the entrepreneurship mindset of young people in Ghana to make them Job Creators rather that job seekers. Read More
The Presidential Empowerment for Entrepreneur with Disabilities is a special entrepreneurship initiative designed and organised by the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP). Read More
Under the NEIP Business Support Programme, 45,000 businesses (7,000 in Window 1, 12,000 in Window 2 and 26,000 in Window 3) have received training and incubation services in the following areas:
- Business Management
- Financial Management & Basic Bookkeeping
- SalesMarketing & Branding
- Business Plan Writing
- Organizational Management
- Corporate Governance, etc.
Our Most Recent News
This is a snapshot of the latest NEIP related news
NEIP LAUNCHES HUBS GRANT PROGRAMME
The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme-NEIP has launched Hubs Acceleration Grant Programme -HAGP under the Ghana Economic Transformation Project-GETP. NEIP is one of the implementers of component three (3) of the programme which seeks to ensure Entrepreneurship and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) growth: This component will support entrepreneurship and MSME growth in non-resource-based
NEIP ends training of over 25,000 applicants under ‘Youth in Innovative Agriculture Programme’
The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) has completed a nationwide training of over 25,000 applicants in the ‘Youth in Innovative Agriculture Programme’ under the Ghana Cares ‘Obaatanpa’ Programme. The training started on May 9, 2022, and will end on June 9, 2022. All 24,000 applicants were posted to private business incubation hubs and consultants
NEIP CEO and management pays a working visit to the greenhouse project site in Dawhenya.
On Thursday, 10th February 2022, the Chief Executive Officer of National Entrepreneurship Innovations Programme Mr. Kofi Ofosu Nkansah acompanied by the Deputy CEO and Directors paid a working visit to the NEIP’s Green House Project site located at Dawhenya. The NEIP Greenhouse Estate Project is the largest Greenhouse Estate in West Africa with 75 greenhouse