As part of the export day 2019, Austrian start-ups presented the "Africa Innovation Challenge" Außenwirtschaft Austria their innovative products, solutions and services for Africa. The ten best start-ups have won the "South Africa Innovation Summit", which will take place between September 11 and 13, 2019 in Cape Town. Places one and two also received a travel and accommodation allowance worth 3.000 euros from the Außenwirtschaft Austria and Coca Cola. Third place received a travel and subsistence allowance of 2.000 Euro from Rotary Club Neunkirchen.
These are the winners of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2019:
- YOUNIQX Identity AG: Digital proof of identity as a legal basis for a dignified life
- Swimsol GmbH: Floating solar solutions for densely populated areas and regions with limited space
- AMABO GmbH: Manufacturer of roof tiles from old plastic with pilot project in Cameroon
In addition, a special price went to the Greensense GmbH, which provides digital solutions for optimization in agriculture. These start-ups have also won participation in the "South Africa Innovation Summit":