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.
Norah Magero won the 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation with a portable, solar-powered fridge to store and transport medicines.
Chemical engineer Noël N’guessan won the 2021 Africa Prize with a biowaste equipment innovation for smallholder farmers in west Africa to efficiently manage and generate income from biowaste.