(Updated 23 Oct 2022) This call for applications is for the 2023 edition of The Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize, which 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.
19 Jul 2022
16 shortlisted applicants will receive a seven-month package of mentoring and training. The programme will be structured to give entrepreneurs the skills and knowledge to:
- strengthen and develop their existing business plans
- successfully communicate their innovations through pitching
- forge links with potential partners, investors and customers
- further develop their innovation
- move towards commercialisation or scale up
A winner will be selected to receive £25,000.
Three runners-up will each be awarded £10,000.
This year the Africa Prize is supporting 8 women entrepreneurs and 8 men entrepreneurs from 9 different countries.
July 2022: Applications checked for eligibility.
August and September 2022: Applications reviewed by technical experts
October 2022: Shortlist selection by judging panel completed
November 2022: All applicants will be notified of their application.
outcome by the end of this month
Eight-month package of support begins for successful applicants.
April 2023: Stage two application.
May 2023: Finalists selected by judging panel.
June 2023: Winner chosen at final event.
Credit: Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Date Added: 10 Apr 2022
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