Apply to the Earth Observation & Artificial Intelligence for SDGs Innovation Programme

Written by startup news

December 21, 2021

Startups and organizations who are working for-profit or not-for-profit and are aiming to fight hunger with the help of innovative technologies and modern earth sciences can apply for this grants for hunger opportunity named “Earth Observation & Artificial Intelligence for SDGs Innovation Programme”.

Applicant can utilize this grants for hunger to develop innovative solutions using Artificial Intelligence which can create impact on the lives on earth.

Sponsoring Agency: World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator and the European Space Agency

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: January 7, 2022

Details:

The Φ-lab at the European Space Agency, together with the World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator, are launching the new EO & AI for SDGs Innovation Programme.

It is searching for cutting-edge innovations that use EO and AI technologies to address the challenges that WFP faces in its operations while striving for business viability and industry leadership.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Your start-up must be incorporated in one of the ESA Member States that have subscribed to the InCubed programme at the time of application. Your organization can be for-profit or not-for-profit.
  • Your solution must use data from European Earth Observation Missions (e.g. Copernicus, national missions or commercial providers) with a substantial degree of innovation, such as but not limited to, AI.
  • Your innovation must at least be at the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage. A proof-of-concept is preferred.
  • Ideally, your solution will address the problem statement outlined by the World Food Programme.

For more information, visit UN Innovation Network.

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