The Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance are seking submissions for the Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project and the mHealth Alliance Award, which recognizes wireless-related technologies with the potential to solve critical global problems.
Applicants should propose an innovation in wireless-related technology that addresses a critical global issue in education, health, access to communication, the environment, and/or economic development. The project should demonstrate a significant advancement in wireless-related technology, potential for replication and large-scale impact, and be at a stage of research where an advanced prototype or field/market test can occur during the award period. Early-stage research or ready- to-launch products will not be considered. Proposals should include a business plan or demonstration of financial sustainability. First, second, and third place winners will receive $300,000, $200,000, and $100,000 respectively. For details visit http://project.vodafone-us.com/.