The Federal government of Nigeria on Saturday has launched the Nigeria Artificial Intelligence Research Scheme to fund 45 consortia of startups and researchers.
This is contained in a statement issued by senior special assistant to the president on public engagement, Fredrick Nwabufo.
DAILY GIST obtains a copy of the statement on Saturday
According to the statement, “the Federal Ministry of Communications Innovation and Digital Economy is inviting researchers and startups working in AI to apply for up to N5m (Five million Naira) grant.
This is to allow them explore further opportunities to deepen their work and build a sustainable AI ecosystem in Nigeria.”
“The Ministry is inviting researchers and startups working in AI to apply for up to N5m (Five million Naira) grant.
It noted that the application will close on 15th November, 2023”
The initiative is aimed at fostering a vibrant and sustainable AI ecosystem in Nigeria by providing financial support, facilitating knowledge sharing and collaboration among individuals and organisations in the AI industry
Interested individual should CLICK HERE to apply