National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme
A Government of Ghana Initiative
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 Akoffu-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
The programme seeks to enlist young people between the ages of eighteen (18) to forty (40) Years who are into Agriculture to be trained and funded. Beneficiaries of the programme will receive an amount ranging from Ten Thousand (20,000) to One Hundred Thousand (200,000) Ghana Cedis.
Artisanal skills are gradually becoming extinct due to the misconception that the sector is for school dropouts and people who did not excel in basic education. There are efforts by both government and the private sector to revive the sector but the introduction of free senior High school has worsened the already bad situation since
10th July 2019 Press Release The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme-NEIP has begun Training of 12,000 applicants under the NEIP Business Support Programme in all 16 regions of the country, the training which is part of the President’s support for entrepreneurs and business development is expected to last for 30 days. The overall objective of