The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced that the Africa Prize for
Engineering Innovation 2023 is open for
applications. The prize aims to stimulate, celebrate, and reward African
innovation and entrepreneurship. We are trying to reach as innovators as possible
and would be incredibly grateful if you could share this call for entries with
your relevant networks.
Applications are invited
from individuals or small teams, living, and working in sub-Saharan Africa.
Entrepreneurs from all engineering disciplines, with an innovation that can
provide scalable solutions to local challenges, are invited to enter.
Shortlisted applicants will
receive a six-month package of tailored support to help them achieve commercial
success from their innovation. Please be aware that while applicants need not
be proficient in English, all training will be conducted in English.
The overall winner of the
GBP 25,000 prize will be announced at a high-profile event in 2023.
Applications close on
19 July 2022. Innovators do not need to be qualified engineers to enter, but
their innovation must involve some form of engineering (mechanical, software,
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