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Co-Creation Hub — Business Ideas for a better Africa

The Diaspora Challenge seeks scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. The challenge invites proposals in three thematic areas, including one on clean and affordable energy. The winning ideas will receive prototype funding of US$ 15 thousand, seed investment and mentorship to put their idea into action. Only Africans in diaspora are eligible. Ideas […]

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Smogathon — Technology to Fight Air Pollution

Smogathon aims to fight air pollution through technology. Start-ups will compete for $15 thousand in cash and a contract to implement their innovation in Krakow, Poland. Smogathon welcomes participation from any group worldwide that works as a registered company, start-up, foundation, or research group with a legal entity. The finalists will compete in Krakow during […]

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United Nations Development Programme — Pathfinder Award for Innovation in Nature Conservation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites nominations for the Pathfinder Award. The Award recognises outstanding and innovative solutions for protected and conserved areas from around the world. Nominations are invited from individuals and organizations. The overall winner will receive US$ 10 thousand. The deadline for nominations is 15 August 2018. Details […]

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Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards — Edition 2019

Cartier supports women entrepreneurs who lead social enterprises in their early phases that have potential to grow significantly. Cartier reviews applications from Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East & North Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. Previous laureates have included several whose work links to environment and related issues, e.g., product recycling, […]

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Hello Tomorrow — Global Startup Challenge (5th edition)

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge seeks startup from all around the world that use advanced technology to answer a societal or industrial challenge. The challenge includes one category for startups that focus on energy, food, agriculture & environment, among 10 others. The grand prize is €100 thousand for the best early-stage startup. The best early-stage […]

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Kingdom of Bahrain — King Hamad Award for Sustainable Development

The kingdom of Bahrain seeks youth contribution and projects that enable youth participation for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first category of the King Hamad Award is open to individuals (under the age of 30) or a youth-focused entity that develop initiatives to end poverty and hunger, protect the planet natural […]

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Climate and Clean Air Coalition — Climate and Clean Air Awards 2018

The annual Climate and Clean Air Awards are given to recognize exceptional contributions and actions taken by individuals or groups to reduce carbon and methane emissions. Any individual, city, subnational government, national government or private entity taking decisive action on short-lived climate pollutants is encouraged to apply. Entries must be received by 01 July 2018. […]

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Allianz — Climate Risk Research Award

The Allianz Climate Risk Research Award supports scientific research that improves the understanding of climate change-related risks. The 2018 Award focuses on the topic “Climate risk: real-time information and new technologies”. PhD students from all around the world who are in the final stage of their research and postdoctoral researchers who have recently finished their […]

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XPRIZE — Design Competition to Solve Challenges

XPRIZE is a nonprofit organization that focuses on designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. The organization seeks design concepts that can help solve a global need in one of five Grand Challenge Areas: (1) Off-Grid Energy Access, (2) Feeding the Next Billion, (3) Lifting Farmers out of Poverty; (4) […]

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Samsung Engineering — Environmental Essay Competition

Samsung Engineering jointly with UN Environment launches the 11th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition inviting the youth all over the world to raise awareness on the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution”. The competitions aims to collect inspiring and creative ideas on how and why we should stop using plastics or reuse plastic products. Eligibility extends to Tunza […]

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