Africa Innovate 2021, 21-23 July 2021

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An international online conference and hackathon

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*****Our hackathon now is fully booked. Conference tickets are still available*****

Africa Innovate is a free online conference and hackathon offering a diverse programme of engagement between students (aged 18+), makers, educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry experts to exchange knowledge and develop innovative solutions for sustainable development in Africa. There will be networking opportunities for conference attendees.


The Africa Innovate conference and hackathon focuses on tackling sustainable development challenges.

About the Hackathon

Our hackathon is a short, intensive competition spanning three days where teams of three to six participants (from diverse backgrounds and disciplines) develop an innovative solution to a sustainable development challenge in Africa. Each team is assigned a mentor to accelerate their progress.

Conference Agenda

21 July


Discussions on :

- Economy & Employment


- Community

- Health & Well-being

22 July

Discussions on :

- Clean Energy

- Environment

- Education

- Sanitation & Water

23 July

- Discussion on Fundraising

- Final Pitches

- Winners announced

- Closing remarks

Hackathon Timeline

23 April

Online registration opens

21 June

10:00 BST

Ideation session

Team formation

21 July

Online access to mentors

First round of submissions

Second round team selection

22 July

Online access to mentors

Final round of submissions

Winners announced

All are welcome.

Hackathon now fully booked. Limited conference spaces.

A collaborative event by The Africa Centre and Learning Connected.

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