Innovation opportunities

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....

Lagos Urban Innovation Challenge

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Want to shape the future of Lagos? We’re launching an urban innovation challenge for ideas that can help solve critical urban issues in Lagos. Could your idea change Lagos? We’re focused on real...

Islamic Development Bank - Call for Innovation via Transform Fund 2020

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The IsDB Group is coordinating a wide-ranging response to the impact of COVID-19. It has set up a Strategic Preparedness and Response Facility which will oversee a response package. The facility will...

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.  ...

Grand Prix de la Fondation de France 2020

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La Fondation de France décerne cette année son Grand Prix doté de 100 000 € pourrécompenser l’avancée de recherches translationnelles originales et innovantes qui ont débouché ou...

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,...