The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge is sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Global Engagement Center, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Nairobi, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Twitter, Park Advisors, and Informa.

The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge aims to advance the development of promising and innovative technologies against disinformation and propaganda across Africa. As such, only submissions from companies domiciled and headquartered in Africa will be considered.

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Adaptronics Advanced Manufacturing Technology Laboratory (AMTL) is located at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Bellville Campus. The primary objective of the unit is to specialise as a national manufacturing, research and educational resource centre for Adaptronics Technologies in

Directech (Pty) Ltd is a mechatronics innovation and development company that specialises in bespoke industrial turnkey solutions, comprising of robotic solutions, machine building solutions, automated guided vehicle solutions, telemetry (smart city/factory) systems, and packaging solutions.

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THRIP is a cost-sharing grant of up to R8 million per annum for a period of 3 years for approved projects engaged in applied research and development (R&D) in science, engineering and technology.