Connect to Grow is a facilitative platform designed to foster partnerships between enterprises in Africa and South Asia, with enterprises in India working on demonstrated innovations in healthcare, agri & food sectors. The objective is to help African and South Asian enterprises adapt suitable innovations from India in a demand led platform, with an opportunity for meaningful scale in their regions. Through this, the Connect to Grow platform also offers an opportunity for Indian Innovations to find new markets and partnerships with deep local knowledge. The platform includes an online marketplace for businesses to register their demand, advisory inputs to facilitate partnership development, advisory and grant support for pilot implementation and an opportunity to get connected into a wide and deep network of enterprises & stakeholders interested in fostering innovative growth in these sectors.
The program is funded by UK AID/ DFID and Innovation Alchemy is the India Delivery Lead and implementation partner, partnering with a consortium team including Ashley Insight, The Practitioner Hub, led by IMC Worldwide.