The first ever Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa is on the hunt for digital innovations that can support the continent achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: good health and well-being. Open to African social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven enterprises pioneering digital healthcare solutions, it is offering grants of $250,000 to the top three innovators.
“With the Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa, the Austrian Federal Chancellery, together with well-renowned partner organisations, is looking to support innovative and digital healthcare solutions across Africa and boost their impact,” the award website states. “The Call will be open to African social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven enterprises with a measurable social impact and sustainable business model. The focus of the first edition of the Kofi Annan Award for Africa will be on Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being.”
The deadline for applications has been extended to 5 December, 11.59 pm (CET).