Speak Up Africa and IFPMA launch the “Africa Young Innovators for Health Award” to fuel innovation and help advance promising healthcare solutions
The first edition of the “Africa Young Innovators for Health Award” aims to support entrepreneurs develop their pioneering solutions to support, equip, protect and train healthcare workers.
Three award winners will receive funding of up to $40,000 to bring their healthcare innovation to life, benefit from a business mentorship programme and expert support to protect their Intellectual Property assets.
Applicants must be between 18 and 35, a resident or national of an African country, and show that their innovation is scalable, measurable, has a sustainable and positive impact on healthcare workers, and is commercially viable. Details of the award, including eligibility is available at www.africayounginnovatorsforhealth.org.
Applications are open from 11 January 2021 until 31 March 2021.