Take part

How to enter

1 - Form a team

Work individually or in a team of up to 4 people. Each team is allowed one mentor (Mentors cannot be a relative of any members of the team).

2 - Register your details

Once registered, you will be sent a full Information Pack about the competition. Register online by 18th November 2016, 17:00 CET.

3 - Develop your idea

Use 2,500 – 10,000 words to fully describe your idea. Entries must also include an abstract of 150-200 words and be written in English. Entries must be submitted by 15 December 2016, 17:00 CET.

4 - Final stage

The judges will invite up to 10 teams to Berlin to present their ideas or solutions. For the Africa Prize up to 4 teams will be asked to make presentations to the judges by video link.

5 - Award ceremony

The day after the presentations the winners will be announced at the award ceremony in Berlin.