The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, founded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, is Africa’s biggest prize dedicated to engineering innovation. The Prize awards commercialisation support to African innovators developing scalable engineering solutions to local challenges. These innovations show the importance of engineering in improving quality of life and economic development.
Royal Academy of Engineering celebrates 10th anniversary of prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation with medal awarded by HRH The Princess Royal
16 innovators shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in its 10th anniversary year. Shortlist includes engineers from Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Electrical engineer Anatoli Kirigwajjo wins with community ‘panic button’ inspired by traditional African warning drums and biomedical engineer Edmund Wessels selected for increasing access to reproductive healthcare for women in remote areas, with portable device for gynaecology.
Four innovators from Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda have been selected to compete for the £25,000 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.
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