The IPA is presented annually, enabling and encouraging African pioneers to develop creative ideas and techniques to overcome some of the challenges faced by the continent and support sustainable development.
All innovations are evaluated based on the following criteria: originality, marketability, scalability, social impact and scientific/technical aspects. Prizes will be given as the following:
100,000$ as a grand prize for the best submission
25,000$ as a second prize for the innovation which has the best commercial and business potential.
special prize granted to the innovator whose innovation has the best social impact in the community.
The deadline for submitting applications is 31 October 2014. For more information on the competition, please visit this website.