Student Notices

UWI-NEDCO Innovation & Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2023

The UWI-NEDCO Innovation & Entrepreneurship Boot Camp targets UWI Students and it is meant to assist these budding entrepreneurs in improving the products of services offered, in addition to providing up to $15,000 in capital injection, $5000.00 in prizes and admission into the NEDCO Business Accelerator Programme. Entrepreneurs will have access to a one-week intensive training (Boot Camp) in systems and processes for effective innovation and enterprise development in addition to mentorship sessions. The top 6 applicants would be invited to present their pitch deck to a panel of qualified judges.


Who can Enter?

Any registered UWI Student (Undergraduate/ Postgraduate) at the St Augustine Campus. You can compete as an individual or as a team.  


How to Enter?

Anyone interested in participating in the competition must:  

-          Create an account on the Ventures App.

-          Complete the UWI-NEDCO Boot Camp profile and Application on the Ventures App by October 6, 2023.

-          Pay the registration fee of $200.00 (Individual/Team)


Registration Fee Payment Information

-          Payments can be made, via Credit Card or Debit Card to the EU Online Store (please note a $5 service fee is applied to all transactions) ;

-          Any Republic Bank branch at Account # 160 284 614 001

-          Pay directly to the Cashier at the UWI Bursary to account 18153-1854-5405-1



1st Prize - $15,000 and the opportunity to be part of NEDCO’s Business Accelerator Programme.

2nd and 3rd Prize will each get a 10.2-inch 9th Generation IPad and the opportunity to be part of NEDCO’s Business Accelerator Programme.  


Training and Mentorship Schedule

Training Schedule  

Certificate of Participation will be distributed to all participants who complete the one-week training.


Click here for more information.