Ten African innovators vie for $100 000 award
April 13, 2015 Editor 0
After receiving a record 925 applications from 41 countries for its yearly Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) awards, the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has shortlisted ten nominees who remain in the running for the $100 000 grand prize. Launched by the AIF in 2011, the IPA awards rewarded innovators for their home-grown, market-led innovations that contributed to Africa’s growth, development and prosperity and this year’s finalists showcased a diverse range of innovations for application in agriculture, education and e-health, besides others.
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