Recognized Globally For Innovation


WHO Africa Innovation Challenge

WHO Africa understands how innovation can bring transformative change in key focus areas tied to Africa’s health priorities. The Innovation Challenge seeks the most promising solutions from every continent, and the top finalists are offered opportunities to engage with renowned leaders to forge partnerships that accelerate impact. Sproxil placed in the top 30, beating over 2,400 applicants from 77 countries.



Unilever Global Development Award Shortlist

The Unilever Global Development Award is a category of  Business in The Community's Responsible Business Awards, created to recognize businesses making positive impact against one or more of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.


Innovative Healthcare Service Provider Of The Year

Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards, the Oscars of Nigerian Healthcare is an annual event where outstanding personalities and organizations are recognized and celebrated for contribution to the healthcare sector through innovative, efficient and qualitative healthcare delivery services that have significantly impacted the health and wellbeing of the citizens. The eminent Jury of the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards has created a paradigm in Nigerian healthcare through continuous Research, Innovation and Excellence.



Interface Health Excellence (IHX) Challenge

The IHX Challenge is like the "Olympics" of digital health innovation. It is a global competition to find the world’s most innovative health entrepreneurs whose ideas and products can change health for the better. This competition covers 10 market-driven health categories and is open to smart, passionate, resourceful entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world.

Frost & Sullivan's Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan's Enabling Technology Leadership Award recognizes Sproxil’s work combating counterfeit pharmaceutical products and creating innovative, value-added services (VAS) in East and West Africa. The award followed a comprehensive market evaluation process that identified, analyzed, research, and ranked companies based on technology leverage and customer impact criteria.


Schwab Foundation's social Entrepreneur of the Year

The Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Awardees are leading 30 organizations operating in more than 20 countries that are pioneering solutions for social and environmental challenges including urban revitalization, renewable energy, unemployment, and more.


The White House Champion of Change

The White House (U.S.) bestows the 'Champions of Change, Immigrant Innovators' title to honor immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs — the best and brightest from around the world who are helping create American jobs, grow our economy, and make our nation more competitive.

Patents for Humanity Award

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Patents for Humanity is a competition recognizing patent owners and licensees who address global challenges in health and standards of living. Sproxil is recognized for its brand protection and consumer engagement technology.

Customer Innovation Service of the Year

Daily Independent Nigeria - The Customer Innovation Product/Service of the Year title is awarded to companies or organizations that provide innovative products or solutions with unparalleled public health value. This year, the award is given to NAFDAC and Sproxil Nigeria Limited.

Most Innovative Health Care Company, #7 Overall Most Innovative Globally

Fast Company World's 50 Most Innovative Companies List 2013 - Every year, Fast Company recognizes the work of businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole.

Inaugural IEEE Humanitarian Engineering Award

The Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards aim to celebrate outstanding contributions to humanitarian engineering by individuals and organizations from around the globe. 


George DiDomizio Industry Award

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Cheers Award - The Cheers Awards honors individuals, organizations, and companies that have set a standard of excellence for others to follow in the prevention of medication errors and adverse drug events. The George DiDomizio Industry Award honors members of the pharmaceutical industry that have made important and lasting contributions to patient safety.

World Business Development Award

The World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) are the first global business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector, large and small, in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).

Best Mobile Health Innovation Nominee

GSMA Global Mobile Awards - The GSMA's Global Mobile Awards offer organizations across the global mobile eco-system (including all converging vertical sectors) the opportunity to showcase the latest and best mobile products, apps, services and initiatives to the world.

40 Under 40 Honoree

For 15 years, the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) has honored hundreds of impressive entrepreneurs and rising business leaders at our 40 Under 40 reception and awards presentation.  The traditions continued with a new class of the best and brightest emerging leaders, including Sproxil's CEO Dr. Ashifi Gogo.


IBM SmartCamp Boston Winner, SmartCamp Global Finalist

IBM SmartCamp - SmartCamp is an exclusive global program bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and experienced mentors who want to build a Smarter Planet. SmartCamp provides access to world-class advisors plus a direct route to seed and venture capital.

MITX 2010 Technology Awards Winner

The MITX Innovation Awards is a competition that celebrates the innovations powering the future of marketing and revolutionizing the way we work and play.

Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges. Sproxil committed to preventing the diversion of medical and food donations, with an intent to work with donor agencies that have already implemented supply-chain based relief programs and are experiencing challenges due to diversion. 

African Diaspora Marketplace Winner

ADM was established to encourage sustainable economic growth and employment by supporting U.S.-based African Diaspora and other entrepreneurs with demonstrated relevant connections to, or experience in, Africa with innovative and high-impact ideas for start-up and established businesses in Africa.

EAPD Helping Innovators Thrive Winner

Edwards Wildman HIT is designed to help qualifying entrepreneurs and young companies avoid costly mistakes and chart their course to success by providing support and affordable access to strategic legal advice.

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is an international business plan competition designed to highlight Michigan as a robust and vibrant venue for innovation and business opportunity.


Outstanding Commitment Award & Grant

The Clinton Global Initiative University awards organizations and companies for their commitment to solving global issues and for translating practical goals into meaningful and measurable results. 

IEEE GOLD Humanitarian Fellowship

The IEEE GOLD Humanitarian Fellowship was initiated in 2008 together with the inaugural IEEE Humanitarian Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to create awareness among engineering students and young professionals on how they can use their skills and knowledge to aid humanitarian work.


NCIIA Grant Winner

With support from The Lemelson Foundation, NCIIA awards almost $2,000,000 annually in grants to US-based faculty and student technology innovators. NCIIA grants support courses, programs, products and ventures with positive social impact.