Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021 [Up to $75,000 Award]

Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021: Are you a young, vibrant and innovator entrepreneur who is passionate about advancing health care solutions? Then you are invited to apply for the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021.

The Award is launching its first competition designed to highlight and support the work of pioneering young entrepreneurs developing health innovations. The individual is to show that his/her innovation is scalable, measurable, has a sustainable and positive impact on healthcare workers and that it is commercially viable.

Award Sponsor(s): IFPMA, SpeakUpAfrica and other partners

Award Worth: See Award Benefits (below)

Area of Focus: Healthcare solutions

Country Eligibility: African Countries


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Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021 | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible to apply for the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021:

  • Applicants must be aged between 18 and 35 at the time of applying for the Award and be a citizen or resident of an African country.
  • Successful applicants will need to show how their inventive healthcare solution is scalable, measurable and makes a lasting impact for healthcare workers.
  • The submission must show, first and foremost, an innovative character of breaking new ground and meeting a challenge in its city, region or country.
  • The innovation must be commercially viable, so it can be seen as a business proposition and that it can compete effectively with its competitors and make profit.

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Award Benefits

  • Financial support worth a total of $75,000.
  • A 3-month Business Mentorship programme from leading entrepreneurs.
  • Technical support with intellectual property protection, if relevant
  • Gain exposure and recognition from global healthcare leaders and the public

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021 are to visit the official application website and complete the online application form. You will be required to upload a short video introducing yourself and your team and explain why you are applying for the award as well as the reason you should win the Award.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2021

Visit the Official Website for more Details


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