Applications are now open for the third edition of General Electric’s (GE) advanced manufacturing skills program, Lagos Garage.

GE Lagos Garage is a four-week program dedicated to accelerating the impact of Nigeria’s most promising entrepreneurs, especially in advanced manufacturing.

Participants will get access to a variety of investors, instructors, technical experts and partners, as well as learn how to create products using cutting edge technology.

GE originally launched the Garages program back in 2012 as a means of reinvigorating interest in invention, innovation, and manufacturing in its native America.

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The program went global in 2014 with a four-week workshop that utilized the latest in advanced manufacturing technologies such as 3D printers, CNC mills, and laser cutters also holding in Nigeria.

A permanent installation of the Lagos Garage program was launched in December 2016 and since then two cohorts of 68 participants have been through the program with over $1 million secured in funding.

During this third edition, participants will receive training in the latest advanced manufacturing technologies and techniques to enable innovation through rapid prototyping.

If you fit the bill and you are interested in having the skills promised above, you can apply here.