Welcome to
Kosmos Innovation Center

Investing in the future, one entrepreneur at a time


At Kosmos Energy, we know what it’s like to see an opportunity, pursue a dream, and grow a business. That’s why the Kosmos Innovation Center invests in young entrepreneurs and small businesses. We empower entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into viable, self-sustaining businesses and we work alongside promising small businesses to help them scale and reach their full potential. Your ideas. Our support. Everyone’s future.

How We Work

Each Kosmos Innovation Center program is driven by local staff and private sector experts, resulting in a distinctive focus on commercial solutions and local knowledge. Our customized, best-in-class business support programs feature a mix of skills training, mentorship and seed funding.

  • Inspire

  • Invest

  • Transform

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Where We Work

Mauritania

Launched in 2018, the KIC is helping young, entrepreneurial Mauritanians to develop the skills to turn ideas for new products and services into reality.

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Côte d’Ivoire

Through a comprehensive accelerator program, SMEs led by women and men are learning how to build sustainable, competitive businesses.

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Ghana

Established in 2016, KIC is helping to breathe new life into agriculture, transforming it into an engine of growth and job creation.

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Senegal

KIC is helping young business leaders in Senegal develop the technical skills needed to grow successful and sustainable businesses.

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What People Say About Us

Being involved in the Kosmos Innovation Center has provided me an opportunity to give back to my country in a way that will create impact in many lives.

Ishmael Yamson Jr. | Nosmay Company

Mentor for the KIC Business Booster

My mentor has helped me in forming a board of directors and strengthened my management team through critical advice.

Charity Annan | Meannan Foods

KIC Business Booster participant

The Kosmos Innovation Center AgriTech Challenge opened our eyes to a different perspective of agriculture.

Tabitha Nanzala | Ghalani

KIC AgriTech Challenge participant

We joined the Kosmos Innovation Center as individuals with different objectives. We came to the end of the programme as a team with a product, a business and the goal of making agriculture an attractive sector for other youth entrepreneurs to participate in.

Kamal, Emmanuel and Adam | TROTRO Tractor

KIC AgriTech Challenge participants