Funding brief: The Expo Live Innovation Impact Grant Programme aims to fund novel and innovative solutions that encapsulate the spirit of Expo 2020 Dubai’s overall theme-‘Connecting minds, creating the Future’. Expo’s three sub-themes, Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability, are focus areas for funding.
Objectives: Expo Live’s flagship Impact Grant Programme will fund novel and innovative solutions that encapsulate the spirit of the theme connecting Minds, Creating Future. The focus areas for funding are the sub-theme areas of opportunity, Mobility and sustainability. Successful applicants will demonstrate how new innovations, or the innovative application of existing solutions addressing global challenges, could lead to impressive impacts at community level. Potential for replication, scaling-up or scaling out of solutions and its impacts are impacts are important.
The programme will be opened for submission twice a year. Beyond grant funding successful grant recipients will also have access to networking and partnership opportunities, marketing and communications exposure as well as additional funding enabling their solutions to be showcased during Expo 2020 Dubai.
Focus Areas: The theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future recognizes that the creation of sustainable solutions to global problems demands readiness to reach out across geographic, institutional boundaries, industry cluster, cultures and disciplines. Often they have to move outside our traditional silos to make progress with solutions emerging from where they are least expected.
The subthemes of opportunity, mobility and sustainability reflect the timeless drivers of progress that continue to inspire people, organizations and nations in their endeavours to create a better future.
The focus areas for innovative solutions under each subtheme are deliberately kept broad to ensure maximum inclusion and to allow creative ideas from across the world to emerge.
The porgramme not only seeks to identify advanced technological solutions, but also to extend the impact of simple solutions at grassroots level to improve people’s lives.
Donor Name: Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE
Funding name: Innovation Impact Grant Programme
Deadline: Please contact with the donor for specific deadline.
Funding details link: Click to view
Funding limit: The programme awards funding of up to USD 100, 000 each to social enterprises, start-ups and grass roots projects from around the world, based on their potential to impact the environment positively and generate real social value.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
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Eligible organization: As below
● Expo Live is funding solutions in both developed and less developed markets, building a platform for knowledge exchange and co-creation.
● Entrepreneurs, SMEs, non-profit organizations and government entities are encouraged to submit solutions for consideration.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).
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