As part of NCB Technopreneurship Programme initiative to create a new type of successful Technopreneurs that take charge of their own destinies to become their own boss and create employment opportunities for the good of the community, the National Computer Board, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology is organizing the ICT Business Idea Competition.
 
The ICT Business Idea Competition welcomes business ideas related to Information and Communications Technology focusing particularly in the development of technology solutions that will improve lives by making it easier for citizens of Mauritius to receive these services to have access to Health, Education, Finance, Agriculture, Public Safety and key Government Services through the use of technology.
 
The objectives of ICT Business Idea Competition

  • To inculcate a culture of Technopreneurship among our undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, researchers, IT and ITES professionals, academics and non-academics. 

  • To provide exposure and knowledge of key competencies required in becoming successful Technopreneurs.

  • To encourage undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, researchers, IT and ITES professionals, academics and non-academics from diverse backgrounds to share their business ideas, and form teams to leverage on both technology and business competencies.

  • To identify commercially viable ideas for development into Technopreneurs and to promote broadband usage in Mauritius.