ITU Innovation Challenge 2020

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) launches the Second Edition of its Innovation Challenges in 2020.

This deadly pandemic has halted the value chains and countries’ readiness for a digital economy, significantly affecting social conditions worldwide, due to which society is in need of digital innovation to help communities leverage technology to bridge the digital innovation divide and improve social conditions.

There are three challenges to choose from:

  • The Digital Change-maker Challenge covers a wide range of topics from cybersecurity and regulation, to digital inclusion and climate change, and calls for participants to provide innovative solutions to real-life problems faced by stakeholders in their communities, especially considering value chain competitiveness and global disruption due to COVID-19
  • The Ecosystem Best Practice Challenge looks for ecosystem builders to identify best practices that allow innovators to develop sustainable and resilient solutions to navigate technological change and bridge the digital divide.
  • The Women in Tech Challenge, in cooperation with the EQUALS Global Partnership, invites tech innovators to help and empower women in various sectors, including agriculture, fashion, and health.
  • At least five (5) global winners will be selected per challenge .

Last date for submission: 31 Jul 2020

For more details and apply CLICK HERE