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COVID-19 Solution Challenge: A Call for Individuals or Startups in India

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 27, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on March 30, 2020
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Government of India is taking all necessary steps to ensure that they are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID 19 – the Corona Virus.

The most important factor in preventing the spread of the Virus locally is to empower the citizens with the right information and taking precautions as per the advisories being issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Further, they are also getting inputs with regard to individuals and companies who have developed technologies and innovative solutions, Bioinformatics, datasets, Apps for diagnosis etc that can be leveraged for strengthening the fight against Corona.

In order to involve the community in the fight against the Virus, they would want you to share your solutions to help fight Coronavirus.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) Applicants can be individuals or Startups that comply with the definition of startup as notified by DPIIT vide;
2) For the product to be developed as part of COVID 19 Solution Challenge, if any IPR/Patent is being used, contesting entity must possess the legitimate rights to use the IPR/Patents.

Rewards:
1st Prize - Rs 1,00,000
2nd Prize - Rs 50,000
3rd Prize - Rs 25,000.

MyGov will have the right to chose all submitted solutions and consider it for deployment by scaling it up, if found feasible.

Utilize This Offer

Eligibility: Individuals and companies who have developed technologies and innovative solutions, Bioinformatics, datasets, Apps for diagnosis, etc., that can be leveraged for strengthening the fight against Corona.

Last Date of Participation: 31st March 2020.

For more information, visit https://innovate.mygov.in/covid19/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 27
Mar 27

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Mar 28
Mar 28

Oh, wow! You're on fire. There's loads of them. Thanks for sharing!