Open Innovation for Africa
The IdeaConnection blog reported on the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa competition. Ten African finalists have just been selected from more than 900 submissions from 45 countries. The annual open innovation contest is a global call for market-oriented ideas to help solve some of Africa’s most pressing problems whilst simultaneously driving economic growth. These include challenges such as sanitation, malaria, and access to energy. The competition also promotes the pursuit of science, technology engineering, and business careers to young people in Africa and shows how they can contribute to sustainable development in the continent.
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