wildlifecrimetech.org -Challenge announcements
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with support of its partners National Geographic, Smithsonian, and TRAFFIC, has selected 16 Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Prize Winners. Winners will each receive $10,000 as well as technical and networking assistance.
Selected from a pool of 300 Applicants from 52 countries, Prize Winners comprise individuals, nonprofits, academic institutions, and corporations from Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Winning innovations range from camera traps integrated with seismic sensors to portable electronic “sniffers” and online whistleblower platforms.
Prize Winners will also be eligible to apply for a Grand Prize worth as much as $500,000. USAID will use Grand Prizes to target and invest in the most promising solutions.
Learn more about these Prize Winners and their solutions here.
For more Information, please check: HERE