The Africa Prize 2023
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation awards commercialisation support to ambitious African innovators developing scalable engineering solutions to local challenges. These innovations show the importance of engineering in improving quality of life and economic development.
This Interactive Showcase spotlights each member of the shortlist pitching at the Africa Prize final 2023, to become our ninth winner and be awarded £25,000.
About the Africa Prize
Launched in 2014 by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation awards crucial commercialisation support to ambitious African innovators developing scalable engineering solutions to local challenges, demonstrating the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic development.
One innovator can change a community. A network can transform a continent.
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is Africa’s biggest prize dedicated to developing African innovators and assisting them to maximise their impact.
The 2023 Shortlist
The innovations shortlisted in 2023 tackle challenges central to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including clean water and sanitation, sustainable cities and communities, clean energy, good health and wellbeing, and quality education.
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The Africa Prize Alumni programme
After each year's prize, the shortlist is welcomed into the alumni community, a supportive network of fellow entrepreneurs, all linked through the programme.