The Royal Academy of Engineering opened applications for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2021 on 23 June 2020. Applications close on 14 September 2020. Learn more and apply here.
The aim of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.
Applications are invited from entrepreneurs and engineers in sub-Saharan Africa who have developed an innovative product or service that can provide scalable solutions to local challenges, with a particular emphasis on sustainable social and economic development. Applicants with engineering- related innovations from all disciplines are invited to enter, whether or not the applicant themselves have an engineering background.
A seven-month period of tailored training and mentoring culminates in a showcase event where a winner is selected to receive GBP 25,000 along with three runners-up, who are each awarded GBP 10,000.