Updated May 29, 2018CLOSED

The Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge

Offered by Department for International Development as part of Ideas to Impact and Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership

A competition to catalyze off-grid cold chain technology innovation and market development. The Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge (OGCCC) is an international competition to identify and promote the most energy-efficient, sustainable and cost-effective technologies that can meet the cold storage requirements for fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy products.
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CLOSEDMay 25, 2018Deadline
£10,000 - £37,500Amount
Criteria: LabelCriteria: DescriptionNumberAmount Per Prize
Prize CategoryShortlist£10,000
Prize CategoryCategory Winners4£37,500

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
CountryGhana, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania and Sierra Leone
Focus AreasProcessing & Production (Agriculture)
Post Harvest (Agriculture)
Energy Efficiency (Energy)
Cold chains have the potential to significantly improve livelihoods for smallholder farmers. However, modern cold chain technology is often out of reach in off-grid areas in developing markets due its cost, a lack of access to electricity, and the wide variety of uncoordinated stakeholders in the broader cold chain.

Other Requirements

Potential for ScaleInnovation prizes will be awarded to products that demonstrate innovation in energy efficiency, off-grid appropriateness, scalability and feasibility of deployment.REQUIRED

Application Directions

Register Products Online through Global Leap Application
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