Tuesday
November 8
2016

Viewpoint: Johnson & Johnson Launches $100k Africa Innovation Challenge

Multinational pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has launched its Africa Innovation Challenge, which will reward a number of solutions in the health and family spaces with up to US$100,000 in funding and mentorship.

Johnson & Johnson said the Africa Innovation Challenge is aimed at supporting the continent’s growing innovation ecosystem and helping to develop important and locally sustainable consumer health solutions.

The challenge – for which applications are open until January 17 –  is seeking novel ideas that focus on three critical health areas: promoting early child development and maternal health; empowering young women; and improving family well-being.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship, Health Care
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entrepreneurship, global health, innovation, medical devices, pharmaceutical industry