Technology Innovation Agency South Africa
circular economy

The BRICS Young Innovator Prize is a special recognition of young talented entrepreneurs and researchers, whose outstanding innovations (inventions, products, applications, and services) will make a profound impact on the socio-economic, environment and condition of life in BRICS societies.  The BRICS Young Innovator Prize is a platform for BRICS young scientists and entrepreneurs to share their best practices in innovation and venturing. 


  • First Place           - $ 25 000.00
  • Second Place      - $ 15 000.00
  • Third Place          - $ 10 000.00

Assessment Criteria

  1. Social impact;
  2. Process Improvement;
  3. Contribution to Industry Competitiveness;
  4. Potential to replicate within BRICS member States and beyond; and
  5. Novelty

Click here to submit the application form. 

Closing date
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

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