Updated Jun 27, 2019CLOSED

World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator

Offered by World Food Programme

The WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. We support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Innovation Accelerator is a space where the world can find out what works and what doesn’t in addressing hunger - a place where we can be bold, and fail as well as succeed.

We are looking for innovations that meet the following expectations:
Impact for the people we serve and potential to reach Zero Hunger
Feasibility, including time to deliver impact, technology maturity, and user traction
Level of innovation
Financial sustainability with a clear business case that does not rely on WFP funding
Team strength, experience, and commitment
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CLOSEDJul 08, 2019Deadline
Up to $100,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept
Implemented In:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasNutrition (Health)
If you are a start-up...
- Your start-up must be incorporated at the time of application. It can be for profit or not for profit.
- Your innovation must at least be at the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage. Proof of concept is preferred.
- Your proposal must show how working with WFP will serve your long-term strategy.
If you are a WFP employee...
- Your team must have evidence of Country Office support and management buy-in. Everybody working at WFP is encouraged to apply, regardless of your contract type or function.
- We accept project applications from WFP employees who are collaborating with NGOs, government or private sector.

Application Directions

Fill out application form online.

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