WFP Innovation Challenge 2019 (Fully funded- Germany)


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 10409

Opportunity Description

WFP is organizing an program to accelerate high-potential solutions to disrupt hunger worldwide.

Applicants who innovative solutions for hunger, can apply and get the great funding up to $100,000, have accessibility to WFP operations to develop their solutions and etc.

Details of the program:

Location: Germany

Organization: World Food Program (WFP)

Important dates:

  • Deadline (3rd round): October 25, 2019
  • Innovation bootcamps: February 10-14, 2020
  • Pitch: February 13, 2020

Benefits and awards:

  • Funding Up to $100000
  • Free Access to WFP operations: work with WFP units to develop your solutions.
  • Opportunity to work with technical and industry mentors
  • Networking opportunity


Who can apply?

Startups who meet the following conditions can apply:

  • The star-up must be incorporated during the application (for profit/not-for-profit)
  • The innovation must be at least at MVP stage (Minimum Viable Product).
  • The solution must be financial viable.
  • Your proposal must show how working with WFP will serve your long-term strategy.

WFP employees who meet the following conditions can also apply:

  • Your team must have evidence of Country Office support and management buy-in.
  • You are encouraged to apply, regardless of your contract type or function.
  • We accept project applications from WFP employees who are collaborating with NGOs, government or private sectors.

Selection criteria:

  • Impact
  • Feasibility (time to deliver the impact, technology maturity, user traction)
  • Innovation
  • Financial sustainability (not relying on WFP funding)
  • Team strength, experience, and commitment.

How to apply?

Applicants should apply online.

Application for StartupsApplication for WFP Employees

For more details please visit the World Food Program Website

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