The Milken Institute has collaborated with the Motsepe Foundation to launch the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech. The Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize is an initiative launched to help global entrepreneurs create technology situations that can speed up the progress of the African continent towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Apply to the Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize to stand a chance of winning the grand prize of $1 million and other amazing prizes.
The Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech is a global competition for innovative solutions to increase economic value to farmers, from seed to sale.
Registration is free and open to anyone, with a $1 million grand prize available for the winning team, and $1 million in additional prizes.
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Who Is Eligible?
Entrepreneurs in the following categories will be at an advantage. Entrepreneurs who are:
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
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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.
Teams develop their prototypes and conduct field tests on small and medium-sized farms in Africa.
The deadline for applications is on December 31, 2021.
How To Apply
To apply for the competition, click on this link to visit the official application portal.
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