The Prize 

  • Winner will stand a chance to get one-month free access to Ocean Hub Africa (OHA) co-working space at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town (if relevant),
  • 2x 1h dedicated business coaching sessions to elaborate on the proposed solution.
  • Introductions to OHA international network to fat-track development/adoption of the solution. 

Who can apply 

  • Smart African individuals living in Africa and that share our passion for oceans. 

About Ocean Hub Africa

Closing date

Process Energy and Environmental Technology Station (PEETS) is located at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Mapulong Building, Doornfontein Campus. The primary mandate for the PEETS is to contribute towards improving the competitiveness of industry through the application of specialised knowledge

Limpopo AgroFood Technology Station (LATS) was established to achieve the eight anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), within the context of the National Development Plans (NDP) Framework. LATS is funded by the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and housed at the

AgriFood Technology Station (ATS) is well placed in a state of the art complex on the Bellville campus of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). This includes a Pilot Plant with different processing areas for baked goods, meat products, beverages, chocolate & sweets, spray drying &

The development of a proprietary irrigation pivot with a walkabout action, to increase surface reach with a single pivot. 

Development Impact

Reducing the capital cost of irrigation farming and manufacturing prospects for the region. This is important for emerging farmers and food security.

The Drycard is an affordable device invented by the University of California,Davis in USA   that enables smallscale farmers to measure the moisture content  of their produce  and therefore prevent mold growth and post harvest losses.  Retailing for below US $ 1 , the Drycard  is an inexpensive...

The Poultry Farmers Management System Platform  (SaveTheChicken App) combines AI, big data and big data analytics into predictive models that function in real-time by facilitating accurate, rapid detection and diagnosis of poultry diseases. The App accessed via a smartphone allows responses to be...

Setsong is made up of artisanal, handcrafted tea products that are crafted from wild-harvested, indigenous, African plants found in the natural landscapes of South Africa; more prominently within the rural areas of Limpopo.Through tea harvesting & crafting, Setsong aims to develop the economy...

AgriViro has developed a portfolio of biopesticides and associated formulation technologies to enable effective, eco-friendly control of economically important insect pests of major crops. AgriViro’s biopesticides have shown excellent efficacy in the laboratory and under field conditions. These...

Harvest Green Tea is an innovation with multiple nutrients that are fundamental for good human health. The tea is produced from a blend of edible herbs with Cymbopogon citratus c (DC. ex Nees) Stapf. (Poaceae) as the main ingredient. It is manufactured as a teabag on to which hot/warm water is...