The incubation program operated by LOG`EL Science Foundation is to provide incubation services to assist technology start-ups in their vulnerable inception stages, enabling them to grow and flourish.Three different incubation program technology and agriculture. The main objective is to encourage and promote innovation-based entrepreneurship by providing relevant assistance and support.
- Office Space and Facilities
- Technical and Management Assistance
- Promotion and Development Assistance
- Business Support
- Financial Aid Package
- Office Space and Facilities
During the incubation period, incubatees are able to enjoy subsidized ready-to-use office space and shared facilities to reduce their cost of business so that they may direct their resources towards research and development activities.
Technical and Management Assistance
LOG`EL Science Foundation links incubatees to universities, expertise and collaboration opportunities through consultancy, student placement or projects, as well as joint R&D projects.
- Business Plan Consultancy Services
- University Collaboration
- Licensing Purchase from Universities
- Joint R&D Projects University Student Projects
- University Library Services
- Professional Qualification/ Corporate Membership
- Industry Collaboration
- Technical and Management Training
- Technical Support Services
Promotion & Development Assistance
- Exhibition Services
- Product Launch Services
- Press Release Services
- Media Interview Services
- Legal Consultation
- Business Support. We assist incubate es to source funding and build up strategic partnerships by organizing matching events and other supports.
- Business plan consultation.
- Matching events for incubatees and potential investors.
- Advice in the preparation of business plan for potential investors
- Provision of advice on funding strategy(ies).
- Matching events for incubatees, technology partners and product distributors.
The program is aimed at propelling young persons intentions for science, technology and engineering careers. The program engages the youth across the country by providing face-to-face connections that bring together students, out-of-school youth on the one hand and, scientists and technologists, researchers, innovation role models, policy makers and industrialists.
- Equip young people with practical science and technology skills.
- Publicly promote science and technology.
- Bridge the gap between students, youth-led farmer groups, researchers and industry.
- Motivate youth of all ages and walks of life into science, technology, innovation, agriculture and entrepreneurship careers.
- Deliberately and diligently work towards reducing the current high rates of rural-urban migration by the youth.
- Career guidance to propel the youth interests in agriculture, science, Technology and Engineering careers.
- Organize and hold annual stakeholders week events during which various kinds of social marketing and awareness raising on S&T issues will take place including awarding of prizes to winners, run-ups and participants.
- A gender Science and Technology campaign for the girl-child designed to clearly communicate to all stakeholders the objectives and the content of the program and especially the empowering opportunities available through it.
- Engage the youth in identifying, planning for and implementing innovative and gainful projects in the areas of climate change, innovative commercial farming, renewable energy and natural resources management.
This is aimed at enabling students to convert academic theoretical knowledge into practical skills. It acts as a conduit for preparing young learners for the workplace as it sharpens career development, school-to-work focusing and general youth transitions, dedicated to helping young people to acquire basic skills, explore career opportunities, and gain experience within the work-place and communities.
This well-rounded workforce preparation program trains young people the career-related skills necessary for success, and generally encourages them to be prepared for a variety of different careers. One common belief is that school-to-work transition must be understood as a gradually developing process that begins in the early school years and continues through the end of high school.
- Enable young people Integrate theoretical and practical knowledge through work experience.
- Provide young people with opportunities to do concentrated research or project development in a specialized field under the leadership of professionals in the scientific and technological community.
- Expose students the tested and trusted knowledge and experience of planning and documenting projects in a practical research-and- development environment.
- To identify and select key institutions to participate.
- To work with the identified institutions to select the students to participate in the project.
- Discuss and agree on terms of reference to govern the students participating in the project.
- Conduct orientation and induction of project students and stake-holders.
- Provide hands-on training of project students.
- Conclude hands-on training of students.
- Write and submit reports of students reports.
This program is aimed at inculcating the culture of entrepreneurship into the mind-sets of young people leading to the creation of a rich, combination of young peoples` capacities in creative, business, scientific, technological, agricultural and production operations.
- Inculcate an entrepreneurial mind-set and skills to community base youth and students.
- To expose young people to business problems that can be solved with the help of technological solutions.
- Promote agriculture and entrepreneurship through harnessed and re-aligned science and technology solutions.
- Entrepreneurship competitions/ awards and awards to motivate young people to have an entrepreneurial mind-set. E.g. the young entrepreneurs award.
- Exhibitions to showcase and market youth ref works.
- Provide hands-on training in agriculture, science, technology and innovation and entrepreneurship skills.
- Enable especially the rural youth to acquire and translate ICT skills into viable, gainful and sustainable projects
- Engage especially the rural youth to access and benefit from opportunities in the renewable energy sector, ICTs and other relevant technologies to address climate change, agricultural and other environmental challenges in their respective communities
This program aims at developing and applying ICT skills in all science and technology undertakings in schools, workplaces and above all in the community (agro-based initiatives inclusive). We emphasize that ICT skills be embraced across all sectors in the social-economic transformation and development in society.
- To utilize ICT facilities as tools to address community challenges.
- To come up with ICT innovations that could best respond to existing needs.
- To bridge the digital divide within the farmers and other key economic ?players in the Ugandan society.
Pupils are taught to make use of information technology and to do their presentations. This inter-disciplinary project has certainly gone a long way in honing the pupils creativity and innovation.
- To procure and install the key ICT hardware and software tools among communities.
- To organize contests so as to source for innovations that could address particular community needs such as youth science, technology and innovation contests with emphasis on agro-based initiatives by the rural youth
- To design and develop ICT tools and packages aimed at bridging the digital divide among farmers and other key groups in Uganda.
- To engage especially the rural youth in initiating and operating ICT led, agro-based and related projects, to benefit their livelihoods together with those of their respective communities.
Other activities these include;
- Basic Computer Skills
- Programming & Application development
- Web Designing & Development
- Graphics Designing
- Video Capture and Editing
- Business Skills
- Computer Repair and Maintenance
The Technology Transfer Program promotes the transfer and/or exchange of technology with academia, industry and other agencies. The technologies developed and evaluated within the Research and Development Department usually have tremendous potential for commercial applications throughout the region and expand areas of exploration and cooperation between our partners.
To accomplish its mission, our Technology Transfer Program promotes research and partnerships, evaluates, protects, markets, monitors, and manages inventions as well as the intellectual property rights for the inventions.