About The Competition


In line with the Government vision on establishing a Techno-entrepreneurship culture to build an Innovative ICT start-up Nation in Mauritius. The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with The National Computer Board and The SBM is organising  The ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition to attract the innovative minds of Mauritius new generation, by challenging their creativity and capacity to create a new type of successful Technopreneurs that takes charge of their own destinies to become their own boss and create employment opportunities for the good of the community.


The objectives of The ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition are:


  • To encourage the development of Innovative and creative start-ups in Mauritius
  • To provide exposure and knowledge of key competencies required in becoming successful Technopreneurs
  • To encourage Tertiary Students, Graduates, Postgraduates, Researchers, IT and ITES professionals from diverse backgrounds, team up, share their business ideas and leverage on technology and business competencies to bring the next big idea in ICT for Mauritius.
  • To identify commercially viable ideas for development into Technopreneurs