Innovate Ghana is a an annual competition designed to encourage Ghanaian college students to apply their existing knowledge to developmental problems of today. By teaching concepts of Design for Development and Entrepreneurship, the project seeks to achieve the following outcomes

  • Empower the youth to create innovative solutions to one of Ghana’s developmental challenges each year, through the knowledge of the engineering design processes, manufacturing processes, environmental sustainability, and entrepreneurship in cross-disciplinary teams
  • Encourage young women to enter the STEM fields
  • Connect local professionals in the STEM Fields with students and encourage mentoring
  • Foster teamwork across disciplines as an example of real world collaboration