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AI4Good Innovation Factory Africa Challenge 2022
Agri Food News and Media

The goal of the AI for Good Innovation Factory is to identify the most innovative ideas and start-ups using AI to achieve the SDGs. The Innovation Factory evaluates promising AI-focused startups, and the best teams will be provided various accelerating programs and investment/partnership opportunities. The top five solutions will be presented at the Grand Final Demo Day of the AI for Good Innovation Factory in December 2022.

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 31st of May 2022
Queen Elizabeth Prize For Engineering
Agri Food News and Media

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) champions bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation which is of global benefit to humanity.

The world’s leading award for engineers and engineering, the annual £500,000 prize promotes excellence in engineering and celebrates engineering’s visionaries. It inspires young minds to consider engineering as a career choice, and it encourages engineers to push the boundaries of what is possible.

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 15th of July 2022
Startup SG: Global Startup Competition
Agri Food News and Media

Startup SG seeks global startups to compete in the Slingshot 2022 Global Startup Competition. Entries to the competition need to present game-changing innovation in one of four challenge categories, including Sustainability (e.g., Agriculture, Clean Energy, Food, or Green Technology). This is your chance to anchor yourself in Singapore – one of the world’s top innovation nodes – and compete for over S$1.2M (US$ 800,000) in attractive prizes: Top 50 startups will join us in Singapore for the finals at Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH 2022)!

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 24th of July 2022
Global Good Fund
Agri Food News and Media

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is for innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders of positive social impact organizations. This program is for emerging leaders, entrepreneurs who are 40 or under, with diverse ethnic, religious, economic, geographic and gender experiences. Ideal entrepreneurs are in a leadership role, and are dedicated full-time to their organization that's over 1-year-old. Each fellow is offered mentoring; resources for leadership assessment; a peer network; and financial support.

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 30th of June 2022
Volvo Environment Prize
Climate Change

The Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. Internationally renowned scientists in the Prize Jury make the final selection of prize laureate. 

The Prize is awarded annually and consists of a hand-crafted diploma, a glass sculpture and a cash award of SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 150,000 or USD 160,000). The award ceremony is held in Stockholm in November  each year.

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 23rd of January 2023
Call For Proposals : Initiative For Climate Smart Supply Chain
Climate Change Agri Food News and Media

The GIZ  is launching the  Initiative For Climate-Smart Supply Chains (I4C)  to engage actors along the agricultural supply chain jointly implement projects fighting climate change and promoting just transition. Is your company or organization ready to take action to fight climate change? Do you have great ideas on how to make your supply chains from shelf to field more resilient and climate-friendly? Winning Projects will include part-financing and project assistance for good is offered, projects will be developed and implemented by the winner Consortia.

Investment
All Countries
Deadline: 20th of June 2022
Melania: Supporting Strong Women
Agri Food News and Media Financial Services Food Business Food Safety

Melania is an organisation of volunteers dedicated to helping enterprising women in Asia, Africa and Latin America to improve their situation and increase their independence. Through start-up grants to women’s groups, it does this to whom credit from within their own countries would be otherwise unavailable. The projects we fund should originate from a local initiative, taken by several (organized) women and should aim to improve their economic and/or social position.

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: Rolling
2022 Digital Transformation Challenge
Agri Food News and Media Transportation and Logistics Agrodealer and Inputs

Mobility 54 is organizing a startup pitch contest- "2022 Digital Transformation Challenge" calling for innovative mobility startups operating in Africa. 

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 15th of June 2022
OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator
Agri Food News and Media Agri Tech and Digital Services

OPPO Research Institute initiates an innovation accelerator, empowering technology professionals and entrepreneurs to bring innovative solutions to life and create a better future together, based on the brand value proposition of “Inspiration Ahead”.The Digital Health subject will focus on technology, products, and services related to healthy lifestyles and intelligent health services. Proposals should aim to leverage innovation in algorithms, sensor technology, data analysis, healthcare products, and healthcare ecosystems to help users improve their general health, exercise habits, sleeping habits, diet, mental health, etc Stand to win around 46,000 USD in prize money

Grant
All Countries
Deadline: 30th of June 2022
Agropolis Fondation — Thesis Scholarship
Climate Change Research and Development Agri Food News and Media

From May 6 to June 21, Agropolis Foundation is launching a call to fund half-scholarships and full thesis scholarships. The Agropolis Fondation seeks to promote the agro-ecological transition by funding PhD research of young scientists. PhD research projects may focus on three main themes: Understanding the effects of climate change on agricultural systems; documenting and analyzing the measures and policies that support the conservation, and promote sustainable use of biodiversity in various agroecosystems, and ensuring sustainable food systems by moving toward more responsible production and consumption. Up to €900 thousand are available complemented by €120 thousand from the SEARCA

Fellowship
All Countries
Deadline: 21st of June 2022