Innovation opportunities

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2021

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The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, founded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, is Africa’s biggest prize dedicated to engineering innovation. It awards crucial commercialisation support...

The Stop Slavery Award

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THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE AWARD To create a virtuous cycle or positive paradigm by demonstrating that businesses can indeed play a critical role in stopping the tragedy of modern slavery worldwide...

ITU Innovation Challenges 2020

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The 2020 edition of the ITU Innovation Challenge will be taking place amid a global pandemic caused by Covid-19. This has resulted in stress on value chains and countries’ readiness for a digital...

TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Award

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This annual award, named after the TWAS Fellow Samira Omar, will recognize scientists from Least Developed Countries (LDCs). It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously provided by Professor Omar....

The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge

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Join over 210,000 developers, data scientists and problem solvers who have come together over the past two years to build more than 8,000 applications in the largest tech challenge of its kind.  ...

AI FOR EARTH INNOVATION

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$5,000 to $100,000
The National Geographic Society and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are partnering to support novel projects that create and deploy AI tools to improve the way we monitor, model, understand, and...

Catalyst Fund awards small

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Bold ideas depart from the status-quo and require us to look at a problem and its solution in a new light. Big ideas have a high potential for large-scale impact and sustainable change. Combined,...