The UK's Royal Academy of Engineering (the Academy) today announced the launch of the first Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and called for entries from engineers connected with universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan African countries.
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a £1 million global award which celebrates the engineers responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity.
In March 2014 the Royal Academy of Engineering will launch the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, targeted to motivate, recognise and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa. 27 Jan 2014
The Council of the Royal Academy of Engineering has nominated Professor Dame Ann Dowling FREng FRS, Head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, as its Presidential candidate for election by Fellows at the September 2014 AGM