Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
 

The Africa Prize is OPEN for applications now, closing on 23 July 2018.

The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to apply their skills to develop scalable solutions to local challenges, highlighting the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic development. Crucial commercialisation support is awarded to a shortlist of innovative applicants through a six-month period of training and mentoring.

Following this period of mentorship, finalists are invited to present at an event held in Africa and a winner is selected to receive £25,000 along with runners-up, who are each awarded £10,000.

 

 


The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Video © Sarah Fretwell.

 

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is an initiative of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), it aims to stimulate and reward engineering entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineering innovators from all disciplines to apply their skills to develop scalable solutions to local challenges, highlighting the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic development. Crucial commercialisation support is awarded to a shortlist of innovative applicants, through an eight-month period of training and mentoring.

 

For more information:

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation  The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation webpage

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation  The shortlists and winners of the Africa Prize from 2015-2018 new interactive map

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)  The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) website




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