Application Deadline: January 1st, 2018:
Five years ago, AIF initiated the IPA to support African innovators by unlocking their potential and catalyzing the African innovation spirit, promoting home-grown solutions for Africa’s prosperity.
We seek to:
Increase Africa’s prosperity through investing in home-grown innovations and entrepreneurship
Strengthen African innovation ecosystems through our platforms and mobilize a network of innovation enablers, driving business development and cross-collaboration.
Demonstrate that African ingenuity exists at a Pan African level through honoring outstanding innovations and recognizing their positive impact in Africa and beyond.
Today, IPA is a leading platform on the African innovation landscape; it has a network of 6000+ African innovators spanning 50 countries; 45 of the continent’s top innovators and 35+ innovation enablers.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
SPECIAL PRIZE FOR SOCIAL IMPACT INNOVATION
The Prize focuses on the following Innovation areas:
Environment, Energy & Water
Health & Well Being
Information, Communication & Technology
Manufacturing & Service Industry