Innovation Challenge Closed For Submissions

In a world where repressive regimes constantly step up their coercive game and target human rights defenders, we need to find smart solutions that enable continued human rights work globally. When you enter the Innovation Challenge (IC), you get the chance of becoming that solution. You can receive funding to turn your idea into a prototype.

The Innovation Initiative, which innovates directly for human rights defenders all around the world, invited you to share your idea for IC 2019.

The application process is now closed. This is the timeline for the remaining participants:


Tue 27 Nov: First round applications opened

Wed 9 Jan (midnight CET): First round applications close

Tue 22 Jan: Second round begins

Tue 12 Feb: Second round closes

Mon 25 Feb: Third round begins

Fri 15 Mar: Third round closes

Thu 11 Apr: Winner(s) announced