WISE Accelerator

2018-2019 WISE Accelerator

The 2018-19 WISE Accelerator Call for application is now closed.

Representatives of short listed initiatives will be contacted for a call with the WISE Accelerator team.


Submission period February 14, 2018 - April 24, 2018
Calls with shortlisted projects June, 2018
Announcement of the selected projects July, 2018

The Committee

Ms Jo Besford,
South Africa

Mr. Salvador Medina,

Ms Selma Prodanovic,

Dr. Walid Qoronfleh,

Mr. Abdullah Snobar,

Mr. Stavros N. Yiannouka,

Ms Yao Zhang,

Structure of the program

The year-long program aims to take the selected initiatives to the next stage in their development.

Key milestones in the 2018-2019 process are:

  • Kick-off week of activities
  • Needs assessment
  • Tailor-made support by the WISE Accelerator team and partner organizations
  • Peer Mentorship by experts and leaders in education and education technology
  • Opportunity to participate in international events organized by WISE
  • Ongoing communication and international visibility
  • One on one meetings with potential partners, investors and donors
Download Program Guidance Note