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National Cheng Kung University — Gro Bruntland Awards 2018

Taiwan’s Cheng Kung University will host Gro Bruntland Week in in March 2018 to honor Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and Director-General of the World Health Organization. Five young female scientists, one from Taiwan and four from developing countries, will be invited to present their research related to public health and […]

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MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab — Arab Start-Up Competition

The Arab Startup Competition is a yearly competition run by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab in three different tracks: Ideas; Startups; and Social Entrepreneurship. Previous winners include examples in agricultural irrigation, transportation efficiency, and other green themes. The winning entrepreneurs are awarded prizes worth more than US$160 thousand as well as training, mentorship, coaching, media exposure, […]

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University of St. Andrews — St. Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018

The annual St Andrews Prize for the Environment recognizes significant contributions to environmental conservation in the developing world. The subject areas include human-animal conflicts; water and biodiversity; sanitation; air quality; solar power; food supply; waste and recycling; environmental justice; and others.  Applications are invited from individuals, multi-disciplinary teams, and community groups. Research projects will not […]

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Iran Ministry of Science and Technology — 31st Khwarizmi International Award

The Khwarizmi International Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievements made by researchers, inventors, and innovators from all over the world. The disciplinary fields include green technology, among others. The winner is awarded a trophy, certificate, academic visit in Iran, and cash prize up to US$7 thousand. The deadline for submission is 10 October 2017. Learn about the […]

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Ashden Awards — International Awards for Sustainable Energy 2018

Ashden supports projects in sustainable energy in the UK and the developing world. The awards are made to pioneers in sustainable energy, saving energy, generating renewable energy, or promoting behavior change. The competition for the International Awards is open to businesses, nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and social enterprises whose activities take place in Africa, Latin America, […]

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World Water Council — World Water Prize 2018

The World Water Council invites applications for the 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. The prize is intended for projects that focus on the management and development of water resources, including submissions around the specific theme of water security and climate justice. The Prize will be awarded for the sixth time during the […]

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Rise Fund — Under 30 Impact Challenge

The Rise Fund is partnering with Forbes and Echoing Green to sponsor the “Under 30 Impact Challenge.” The challenge is designed to celebrate entrepreneurs around the world, under the age of 30, who are building successful for-profit enterprises that drive positive social and environmental impact. The eligible sectors include energy, food and agriculture, and five […]

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Innovate UK — UK-Guangdong Urban Innovation Challenge 2017

Innovate UK and the Guangdong Department of Science and Technology seek to support innovative urban solutions in Guangdong province, China. The themes include smart platforms for sustainable urban environments, as well as others. Total project costs can range from £350 thousand to £500 thousand for projects of up to two years. UK business need to […]

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Japan Water Fund — 5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize

The Japan Water Fund and the World Water Council announce the 5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize. Eligibility to compete for the Prize extends to non-profit organizations with an established record of striving to solve critical water issues at the grass-roots level in developing countries. The Prize will be awarded at the next World Water […]

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Nordic Climate Facility — Climate Change and Green Business

The Nordic Climate Facility has launched a call for proposals on the theme of “Climate as Business – Testing Innovative Green Business Concepts.” Projects should be implemented through partnerships between relevant Nordic institutions and qualified local partners in eligible low-income countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, […]

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