Funding brief: They are looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis.
They know that when good ideas are shared, great things can happen. They want the innovators of the Mobility Unlimited Challenge to form a community. They encourage dialogue that will help spur further creativity and innovation.
Donor Name: The Toyota Mobility Foundation
Funding name: Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge
Deadline: 15th, August, 2018 at 23:59 BST
Funding details link: https://mobilityunlimited.org/getinvolved
● Finalist Development Grant: You’ll be competing for a $500,000 Finalist Development Grant.
● Prize: Finalists will be competing for a $1,000,000 Prize. Only one team will receive the entire pot.
● Discovery Award: Ten teams will be awarded a $50,000 Discovery Award.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Not found
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility:The Challenge is open to all – designers, engineers and technologists across the spectrum. We are not prescriptive. We want to break down barriers to entry for teams with great ideas. We want to hear from innovators around the world. You could be:
● An engineer
● A designer
● A specialist in machine learning or AI
● A product designer
● An AT specialist
● Or anyone with the right knowledge and expertise
You could be from:
● A start-up
● A university
● A small company
● An company with experience in the AT market
● Or, you could be an individual with a great idea.
The ambition is that the Mobility Unlimited Challenge also attracts and supports smaller innovators who might otherwise struggle to break into the assistive technology market. They’ve created the Discovery Awards, to help entrant who need financial support in order to submit their entry to the main Challenge.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Apply: https://apply.challengeprizecentre.org/submit/6cb98a75-436f-4128-9037-e0716bcfdea1/mobility-unlimited-challenge-finalist-development-grant-entry-form
● Guideline: https://mobilityunlimited.org/handbook/introduction
● FAQ: https://mobilityunlimited.org/faqs
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://apply.challengeprizecentre.org/submit/6cb98a75-436f-4128-9037-e0716bcfdea1/mobility-unlimited-challenge-finalist-development-grant-entry-form).
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