Global South Covid 19 Digital Innovation Challenge

Type of project:  The challenge will identify scalable innovative digital solutions that will enable countries, societies, communities, institutions and individuals from the Global South to deal with the cascading effects of the pandemic – across governance, economic and social sectors, and wellbeing – and contribute to the organizations’ respective focus on South-South cooperation and digital technologies. Innovation categories are:

Location:  Developing countries. These include the least developed countries, small island developing states, landlocked developing countries, middle-income, low-income countries and countries with economies in transition.

Eligibility: Only legally registered organizations/institutions from developing countries are eligible to participate in this challenge. The challenge is open to governments, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, private sector and start-ups, research institutions, academia and civil society organizations (CSOs).

Grant size: Seed funding of up to $25,000

Closing date: 15 July