UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Royal Academy of Engineering Core - Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-13-RAENG-GCRF-03
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation aims to stimulate and reward engineering entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineering innovators 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. Crucial commercialisation support is awarded to a shortlist of innovative applicants, through an eight-month period of training and mentoring.Objectives
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is designed to: Support the commercial development of engineering innovations that have a positive impact on social and economic development in the region Inspire and enthuse young people in Africa and the UK about engineering Raise the profile of engineering and innovation in Africa Highlight the role of engineering in tackling development challenges to an international audience ranging from school children to policymakers Bring together stakeholders from the UK and African business and innovation communities to establish a closer dialogue on African and global engineering issues
|Accountable:||DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY & INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY|
|Extending:||ROYAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING|
|Funding:||DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY & INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY|
|Implementing:||ROYAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING|
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