Updated Nov 23, 2017CLOSED

2nd Proof of Concept Competition

Offered by Department for International Development, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and World Bank as part of Vietnam Climate Innovation Center

The aim of the 2nd Proof of Concept (PoC) competition is to identify the successful applicants who may become eligible for grant funding and direct supports from the Vietnam CIC to develop, launch and/or scale a product or service.
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CLOSEDMay 30, 2017Deadline
Up to $75,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 2: Research & Development and Stage 3: Proof of Concept
Implemented in:
Focus AreasClimate Change and Resilience (Environment)
Water Management (Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH))
Energy Efficiency (Energy)

The 2ndPoC competition theme is climate change mitigation and / or adaptation related product or service.

Application And Awards Process

The first step is for applicants to submit proposals (by completing the 2nd PoC competition application form) for an innovative product, service, or business model (link here)

Further information on thetraining course tocomplete the concept note intofull proposalwill be provided to the successful applicants once the judging process has been finalized.

Following the bootcamp, successful applicants will have access to mentors to field their queries and assist them with the finalization of their business case. The finalized business case will be submitted to the Vietnam CIC for their assessment and review. The Vietnam CIC will then communicate their decision to the successful applicants re PoC grant funding, access to the Vietnam CIC program and its full range of advisory services and the opportunity for successful applicants to showcase their innovative concepts at the official Vietnam CIC launch and related media events.

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