This hackathon will engage participants in exploring policy solutions that will create an environment for innovation on the continent. The hackathon will gather 40 participants divided into 8 teams. Each team is expected to design policy in the sector of their choice (economy, education, culture, environment, etc.). Teams will be formed in advance and participants will have the opportunity to interact on their idea prior to the event on https://www.hackerearth.com/ where they can also access supporting materials such guiding questions and a guide for effective policy design. Snacks and beverages will be provided.