The Ken Junior Award seeks to lift barriers to development of future economies in Nigeria.

There will be four prizes available for start-up companies in Port Harcourt that illustrate technological innovation in the business model. To support development of their idea, winners will receive rent-free office space at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Centre in Port Harcourt, inclusive of electricity and internet, for six months.

The award of residency includes access to all facilities - including computer suite, event space, and teleconference room - to give innovators the foundation they need to establish themselves in the global economy of the 21st century.

If you are interested in applying, please follow the Ken Saro-Wiwa Foundation twitter handle (@ken_saro_wiwa) for news and updates on when the window for applications will open.