The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) recently announced the call for entries for the 2014 Innovation Prize for Africa(IPA). The prestigious Prize aims at encouraging innovations that contribute to sustainable development in Africa. The winning submission will be awarded a prize of USD 100’000, with two additional USD 25 000, one for the runner up with an innovation with the best business potential and the other one for the runner up with the innovation with the best social impact.
The IPA invites African entrepreneurs and innovators to propose projects that unlock new African potential under one of five categories which include: 1) agriculture and agribusiness; 2) environment, energy and water; 3) health and well being; 4) ICT applications; and 5) manufacturing and services industries. Check out the full call for applications here
Do you have an idea? Do you know an innovator? Spread the word or apply online http://innovationprizeforafrica.org/apply-now/ today.
Check out previous winners and their innovations.