The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is delighted to announce the call for its 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) applications. The IPA main purpose is to strengthen African innovation ecosystems through supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges.
The IPA anticipates contributing to the following outcomes:
• Increased acceleration and scaling of home grown innovations across Africa and beyond • Increased funding of local innovations and investment in start-ups which leads to job creation and inclusive growth
• Increased number of women and young African focusing on creating innovative solutions to African challenges
• Strong and inclusive African innovation ecosystems.