ID4D Challenge for Identification system


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5245

Opportunity Description

There are One billion people who are unable to prove their identity and millions with identification are not authenticable. These people are deprived of several opportunities and social rights due to lack of verifiable ID.

To solve this issue, the ID4D is accepting application from different countries about designing digital identification system with facility to promote privacy and data protection.

The Challenge:

How can digital identification systems in developing countries be better designed or adapted to protect people’s privacy and empower them with greater control over their personal data?

Deadline: February 24, 2019

Result announcement: March 14, 2019

Pitching event: April 2019

Location: Washington, D.C.




MIT Solve Platform an initiative of Massachusetts institute of Technology

Supporting organization:

  • Bill & Melinda gates foundation
  • Omidyar Network
  • Australian Aid


Award/Prize: total prize: $100,000 with a top prize of $50,000


Who can apply?


Individuals including:

Academics, entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists and engaged citizens can submit their innovative solutions.


Organizations involved in research, advocacy, design and implementation of digital identification systems.


Application procedure for ID4D challenge

interested individuals and organizations can submit their creative solutions online.

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For more information please visit the official website of ID4D or contact us via email:


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