The deadline for submission for technology and innovation entries has been extended to February 24, 2017 to allow for more entries from researchers and innovators. Innovators are invited to submit a 2-page description of their technology highlighting the potential impact and scalability of their products. The top 10 innovators will be selected to receive a shared Award of $35,000 and be given an opportunity to pitch their innovations during a special session during the Congress. Further, the top ten innovators will be trained on how to pitch their ideas and concepts to investors. The All Africa Postharvest Technology and Innovations Challenge seeks to highlight emerging postharvest technologies and innovations with high potential for scale up. Additional details on the Challenge are available in the attached press release and official Call for Entries.