THE CHALLENGE IS OVER. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR APPLICATION. THE JURY STUDIES YOUR PROPOSALS, THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE END OF MARCH.
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Announced at the press conference presenting the 2020 Africa-France Summit, the Challenge of 1.000 is a joint initiative of Digital Africa and the Summit.
The State will invite 1.000 African entrepreneurs to come to Bordeaux to present their solutions at The City of Solutions, a show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories to be held during the 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit. June 4, 5 and 6, 2020.
The selection of contractors will meet the following criteria:
The City of Solutions, a trade fair to highlight projects and initiatives for sustainable cities and regions. Designed as a 360° view of a city, it is structured around seven themed districts to create the city of the future together!
The 2020 Africa-France Summit, initially scheduled for June 4-6, 2020 in Bordeaux, cannot be held on the scheduled dates due to the COVID19 crisis. The effects of this crisis, both in its magnitude and its duration, pose many uncertainties on the international calendar, making it impossible at this stage, to set new dates now in 2020 or 2021. The winners of the Challenge of 1000 African entrepreneurs, who were to be invited to Bordeaux, will be informed as soon as possible of the events that may be scheduled for them.
In order to apply to the Challenge of 1,000:
CAREFUL CONSIDERATION will be given by the jury to:
WINNERS WILL BE INVITED (one person per organization): the costs of the plane tickets and 3-days accommodation in Bordeaux will be partially or fully beared depending on the financial capabilities of the winner.
Winners will have a space in the entrepreneurs’ stands at the City of Solutions.