Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards

Deadline: 30 October 2019

SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions) has established three national awards for innovative student projects in engineering, biotechnology, agriculture, pharmacy, material science and other applied technological domains.

The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE)

10 November 2019

The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence Programme objective is to give out awards to top African scientists for their achievements and valuable discoveries and findings in science, technology and innovation. Prizes are awarded in each of the following two sectors (a) Life and Earth Science and innovation; and (b) Basic Science, Technology and Innovation at the national, regional and continental levels:
• Continental Level where two awards of US$100,000 are given to African pioneer scientists;
• Regional Level where two African women scientists per each of the five geographical regions of Africa are given US$20,000 each; and
• National Level dedicated to young African researchers, where two prizes are given per country and the value of the prizes is determined by the African Union Commission.

Global Grand Challenges: Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns

13 November 2019

Global Grand Challenges is seeking innovative solutions that accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of health campaigns. Specifically, they are looking for innovations in approaches, practices, or tools that dramatically improve the planning and microplanning, implementation / operations, and monitoring and evaluation that will lead to improved effectiveness of campaigns. Awards of $US100,000 are made in Phase I.

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards 2020


The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards identify and support eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life Sciences or Physical Science, Mathematics and Computer Science in alternating years. The 2020 Awards will designate five outstanding women researchers in the Life Sciences, each working in one of the following regions: Africa and the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & North America.