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Martin Offiah

Sustainable Food Systems Challenge by IBM Solve

Sustainable Food Systems Global Challenge 2020 by MIT Solve (multiple prizes)

How can we produce and consume low-carbon, resilient, and nutritious food? MIT Solve Challenge Overview Agriculture occupies more than 40 percent of the Earth’s land and is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions....
MIT Solve Health Safety and Pandemics Challenge 2020 - 10000 USD grants

Health Security & Pandemics Challenge by MIT Solve ($10,000 grants)

How can communities around the world prepare for, detect, and respond to emerging pandemics and health security threats? Challenge Overview Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest in a series of infectious disease emergencies,...
COVID-19 Communication Inspiration Challenge

COVID-19 Communication Inspiration Challenge

How might we rapidly inform and empower communities around the world to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak? OpenIDEO The Challenge An invitation to share your experiences around COVID-19 information to inspire...
COVID-19: Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

COVID-19: Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

COVID-19: Fight the global pandemic The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge has expanded its focus to tackle the effects of COVID-19. Technology solutions can help reduce the impact this pandemic has on our...
Receive Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects

Receive Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects

Program specifics Deadline: 9th April, 2020Organizer: Co-creation Hub About Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe, CcHUB is looking to fund and...
Reboot Health and Wellbeing Challenge 2020

Submit ideas for WHO’s Reboot Health & Wellbeing Challenge 2020

Submit ideas for WHO’s Reboot Health & Wellbeing Challenge 2020 – Keeping Young People Safe About The World Health Organization (WHO), supported by the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT), UNAIDS, the...
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Apply for the Tech By Her Accelerator

Empowering Female Tech Founders Accelerator Specifics Organizer: Make-IT in AfricaApplication deadline: Mar 30Location: Eschborn, Hessen, GermanyTarget countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria Sectors: Adtech, Agritech, Artificial intelligence, Big data, Blockchain, Clean technology and energy, Cloud solutions,...
Extended Deadline: Mest Africa Challenge 2020 (Now Virtual)

Join the MEST Africa Challenge 2020

Calling all tech start-ups in Abidjan, Accra, Addis, Kigali, Dakar, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Nairobi, and Johannesburg! Win up to $50k equity investment and become a part of the MEST community Deadline: 13th May,...
Code Life Ventilator Challenge

Code Life Ventilator Challenge – Tackle COVID 19

Design a low-cost, simple, easy-to-use and easy-to-build ventilator that can serve the COVID patients, in an emergency timeframe. The Challenge With potentially 70% of the population on the brink of being infected by COVID-19,...
World Bank Global Tech Challenge 2020 - Solutions for women

The Global Tech Challenge 2020 by CES/World Bank Group

We are calling on the tech community to help bridge the gender digital divide. Innovate. Engage. Empower. Through a joint global challenge, CES, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, and the...
Apply for The Orange Social Venture Prize 2020 in Africa and the Middle East

Apply for The Orange Social Venture Prize 2020

About Having become a benchmark contest, the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (POESAM) is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Every year, it rewards the best technological projects with a positive...
2020 Call for Code Global Challenge

Accept the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge

What is Call for Code? Call for Code calls on innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more IBM Cloud™ services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT,...
Call for Applications - Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST 2020 2021

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST 2020/2021

Extended Deadline: Friday the 3rd July, 2020 at 17:00GMT Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Our goal is to raise the next generation of ethical and transformational...
5 Platforms that pay writers for content in 2020

5 Platforms That Pay Writers for Content in 2020 – Part 2

Sequel to this post where I wrote about PublishOx, in this post, I’ll write about Steem, the 2nd platform on my list. So, what is steem? Steem is a “social blockchain” that rewards its...
5 Platforms that pay writers for content in 2020!

5 platforms that pay writers for content in 2020!

This is updated to include crypto and non crypto based platforms. For readers who are still new to crypto (unlikely as that may be), here’s a great place to quickly come up to speed....
Challenge of 1,000 on Techiewave.com - tech tips, news and hacks

Are you an African entrepreneur? Apply for the Challenge of 1,000 – 5 days to go

Applications are still ongoing for the Challenge of 1,000 – an event organized by Digital Africa and the Summit for African Entrepreneurs. Overview 1.000 African entrepreneurs will be invited to Bordeaux to present their...