If you are an Information Communication and Technology (ICT) expert implementing a training that is targeted at advancing youth ICT innovation, we bring you are wonderful, exciting news. It is time to submit your application for the ATU African Innovation Challenge 2021 for Youth Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Innovation.
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What is the Criteria for Eligibility to participate in the Challenge?
ATU African Innovation Challenge 2021 for Youth Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Innovation welcomes application for participation from all stakeholders in the ecosystem. Therefore, the set of people who are eligible to take part are highlighted below:
• Regulatory authorities
• Entrepreneurial support organizations
• Accelerators, or
• Schools, colleges and universities from Africa, with programmes and policies that are concentrated on creating a conducive atmosphere for youth ICT innovations to excel.
What is the Criteria for Selection?
As entries are being received, each of them will be screened according to the following criteria concepts:
• Obedience to the guidelines.
• Response to the theme of the competition (the clarity of expression or accurate interpretation of the theme of the competition).
• The authenticity of the training and information on the two beneficiaries and their innovation (authenticity of the idea, innovative strategy to implementation).
Don’t forget that this competition is only for Africa. Applications from outside African will not be attended.
What is the Value of the Award?
There is a huge reward for participation and winning. If you submit an entry, you will stand the chance of winning $10, 000 USD. Also, your practice will be recognized as the 2021 ATU Best ICT Ecosystem Practice in Africa Enabling Youth ICT Innovation.
How to Apply for 2021 ATU Africa Innovation Challenge
To submit your competition entry, you need to visit the official website at www.atuuat.africa. You will find any other necessary information that would be of help to you on the site. Please, note that deadline for submission of entries is 31st July 2021.