Community Media – Technology Innovation Award 2017-2018

Deadline: November 8, 2017 Development Alternatives with support from Ford Foundation announces the Community Media – Technology Innovation Award 2017- 2018. The Award encourages technology innovators to incubate their technology and strengthen the community media efficiency, outreach and effectiveness. Development Alternatives (DA), the world’s first social enterprise dedicated to sustainable development, is a research and action organisation striving to deliver […]

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Lemelson-MIT Prize ($500,000) for Inventors 2018

Deadline: 30th November 2017 Lemelson-MIT Prize ($500,000) for Inventors 2018 Applications are open for the Nominate mid-career inventors for the Lemelson-MIT Prize 2018. The Lemelson-MIT Prize recognizes individuals who translate their ideas into inventions that improve the world. The prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors, who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which […]

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Apply to Speak at the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2017

  Deadline: October 12, 2017 The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is a three-week-long online festival of ideas that asks the following question to economists, entrepreneurs, academics, designers, futurists, city planners and more: What if we could redesign everything? In 2016, the DIF hosted over 300 sessions and 500 speakers, gathering 134k+ website visitors from 180 countries. It is free for a global audience to […]

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Apply to Frontier Innovators Program 2017 (Up to $100k AUD + Fully-funded Trips)

Deadline: September 30, 2017 Applications are now open for Frontier Innovators. An initiative of the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s innovationXchange, and delivered by SecondMuse, Frontier Innovators is a search for innovative businesses in the Asia-Pacific that are delivering impact through their work that supports the Sustainable Development Goals. To find great examples of these businesses, they are running an open call for […]

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Supporting data for development: Applications open for a new innovation fund

I’m pleased to announce that applications are now open for the second round of a new data innovation fund which was announced last month at the UN’s High Level Political Forum. The fund will invest up to $2.5 million in Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development — ideas to improve the production, management and use of data in poor countries. This year the fund’s […]

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