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The Role of Open Source Hardware in COVID-19 Digital Response

The Role of Open Source Hardware in COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Aug 19 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
There has been a long history – both successful and less positive – of open source in international development. This has been driven by the creativity,...
Apply Now: $25,000 for COVID-19 Digital Detect and Protect Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 for COVID-19 Digital Detect and Protect Solutions

Published on: Jun 22 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
COVID-19 is an unprecedented global health and humanitarian emergency. It threatens to create devastating social, economic, and political crises that could leave...
Apply Now: $300,000 for UAV Drone Delivery and Imagery Solutions

Apply Now: $300,000 for UAV Drone Delivery and Imagery Solutions

Published on: Apr 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
 A significant financing deficit lies between Africa’s current reality and the mobility that it both needs and aspires to. Unmanned aerial vehicles and cargo...
Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Published on: Aug 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid growth in processing power and global connectivity means we can now quickly collect, share and analyze enormous amounts of data to reveal new ways to...
Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards

Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards

Published on: Apr 24 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards
USAID is delighted to announce the first-ever Digital Development Awards, part of the USAID Catalyst Awards. USAID has a long and rich tradition of transforming...
Entrepreneurship is a Learning Process Not an App Contest

Entrepreneurship is a Learning Process Not an App Contest

Published on: Aug 14 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Every couple of months, a new mobile app contest pops up, promising young people the resources, mentorship, and network to create a software product that will transform...
Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Published on: Apr 01 2015 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
After extensive analysis, USAID has determined that poor people in the country of Africa suffer from a lack of things. According to the World Bank, 414 million...
Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Published on: Mar 11 2015 by Atul Adhikari - Comments Off on Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000
Looking for a way to change the ICT world? Join Inveneo’s newest competition: to design an ultra-efficient small-scale data center! Inveneo, in partnership with...
Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Published on: Dec 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Not a week goes by without an invitation to participate in a hackathon, or the announcement of yet another app contest. Yet, what is the actual impact of either?...
Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Published on: May 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards
The ISIF Asia Awards seek to acknowledge the important contributions ICT innovators have made with creative solutions to the social and economic development of...