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African Innovators wanted for the 2014 Innovation Prize for Africa(IPA)

According to an article published on Techtrendsng, 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  today.

The deadline for submissions is 31 October, 2013 at 24h00. You can follow updates on the Innovation Prize for Africa via Facebook and Twitter

Check out previous winners and their innovations.

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