The prize aims to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.

Applications are invited from engineers affiliated with a university or research institution in sub-Saharan Africa who have developed innovations that can provide scalable solutions to local challenges.

Engineers from sub-Saharan Africa and from all engineering disciplines are eligible to enter. Shortlisted applicants will receive a six-month package of tailored support to help them achieve commercial success from their innovation.

The overall winner of the GBP25,000 Prize will be announced at a high-profile event in May 2015.

Applications close at midnight on 30 May 2014.

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