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Submit an application for the Agritech Innovations in the Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize Program 2021 for a chance to win up $USD 2 million with other additional prizes.

Application Deadline: December 2021

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Benefits

AWARDS

Winning teams will increase net economic value to small and medium-sized farms by:

  • Developing innovative technology solutions for any stage of the food system, from seed to sale
  • Designing a viable business model
  • Increasing farm productivity and/or decreasing post-harvest loss
  • The winning team will receive a $1 million grand prize, with $1 million in additional prizes.

Eligibility

  • The inaugural Prize challenges innovators from around the world to significantly increase value to small and medium-sized farms in Africa through new technologies and agribusiness innovation.

Registration is free and open to anyone,

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Application Instructions

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Competition Rounds

DESIGN ROUND

Teams submit their design and business model. An independent panel of expert judges will select up to 25 teams to receive $10,000 each and advance in the competition.

FINALIST ROUND

Teams develop their prototypes and conduct field tests on small and medium-sized farms in Africa.

About the Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize program

The Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize program is a series of multi-year, multimillion-dollar prize competitions for technological solutions that accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a spotlight on Africa.

It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that helps people build meaningful lives, in which they can experience health and well-being, pursue effective education and gainful employment, and access the resources required to create ever-expanding opportunities for themselves and their broader communities.

Our Vision

A collaboration between the Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation, the Prize program seeks to accelerate progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Its potential impact is endless.

Key Dates and Order of Program

  • April 2021- Registration opens
  • December 2021- Design round submittals due
  • February 2022- Design round prizes awarded.
  • August 2022- Teams Summit and investor Showcase
  • April 2023- Finalist round prizes awarded
  • An independent panel of expert judges will select up to 25 teams to receive $10,000 each and advance in the competition.
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Babajide is a content writer and site admin at Camberene. He majored in zoology and is also a tech enthusiast proficient in the use of python, R and other data analytics tools.

Babajide is looking into using machine learning and artificial intelligence in the near future.