Vodafone Americas Foundation™ announces call for entries for annual Wireless Innovation Project™ and mHealth Alliance Award

Posted by DLPRSF on Oct 22, 2010

The Vodafone Americas Foundation and the mHealth Alliance are announcing a call for entries for the annual Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project mHealth Alliance Award, a competition to identify and support promising wireless-related technologies to address critical social issues around the globe. Proposals will be accepted from September 27, 2010 through December 15, 2010, with the final winners announced in April 2011.

The Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project will award $300,000, $200,000 and $100,000, to the first, second and third-place winners. The mHealth Alliance Award will be granted to the developer of an innovative wireless technology with the most potential to address critical health challenges, especially in developing regions of the world. The award winner will receive an additional cash prize of $50,000, as well as strategic and networking assistance from the mHealth Alliance, an umbrella group founded by the Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Vodafone Foundation, PEPFAR and the GSM Association that supports cross-sector collaboration in delivering healthcare to the furthest reaches of wireless communications.

Applicants for the Wireless Innovation Project™ must be nonprofits, educational institutions or social entrepreneurs based in the United States. Awards will be given to the wireless projects demonstrating exceptional promise to solve a critical global issue in the following fields: education; health; access to communication; the environment; or economic development. Moreover, the innovation may also represent a significant advancement in wireless related technology to help solve issues such as connectivity, language barriers and energy use.  Projects must be at a stage of development where an advanced prototype or field test can occur during the award period.

Complete detailed information about eligibility and an application can be found at http://www.project.vodafone-us.com/.

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