The African Youth Energy Innovator 2019

The African Youth Energy Innovator 2019

Digital lab Africa

Digital lab Africa

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04 Jan 2019
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Full funding
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region


  • Individuals who are between 18 to 35 years old;
  • Have citizenship to any country in Africa
  • Your Innovation Should Address These Key Areas:
    1. Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, the reliability of energy infrastructure, or meet a specific set of current and future demands?
    2. Environmental Sustainability: Does your innovation provide clean renewable or low carbon supply energy?
    3. Energy Equity: Can your innovation improve accessibility and affordability of energy in Africa?
    4. Job creation: Could your innovation create jobs?
    5. Target customers: Who is the innovation going to benefit? For example Utilities / Rural communities / Corporates etc.?
    6. Customer value: What are the key benefits of your innovation to customers?
    7. Your unique value proposition: How will you differentiate and position yourself?

Eligible Regions: African Countries

Place: Multiple


  • The winner will receive the Best Innovator Award and will be recognized at the Africa Energy Indaba 2019 in Johannesburg.
  • The Top-5 finalists will each receive an opportunity to showcase their Innovation in a 2-day Exhibition during the Africa Energy Indaba.
  • All expenses paid (flights, accommodation, Exhibition Stand, free media coverage of your innovation).
  • This will provide the following benefits:
    • Publicity and exposure of the winning innovations to local and international market opportunities
    • Access to exclusive Business Matchmaking networking programme to meet with potential investors
    • Opportunity to meet key public and private sector stakeholders
    • The possibility of attracting funding or sponsorship


Application Process

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Application Deadline: January 4, 2019 

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