The Royal Academy of Engineering is accepting applications for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and has called for entries from engineers connected with universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan African countries.
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is Africa’s largest prize devoted to engineering innovation, covering all disciplines from mechanical, civil and computing to biomedical, oil and gas, mining and electronic engineering.The prize will reward innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa.
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation from the Royal Academy of Engineering aims to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. All 12 shortlisted entrants will receive six (6) months of training and mentorship. The prize will recognize the importance of African engineers and enable them to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship, while encouraging young people to become engineers by creating successful role models.
PRIZES: a winner will be selected to receive £25,000, and two (2) runners-up will be awarded £10,000 each.
“This new competition is designed to incentivize engineers to use their passion to develop innovative solutions to their country’s challenges. The Africa Prize will demonstrate how engineering is at the heart of economic development.”
DEADLINE: June 30, 2016
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