Tag: UNICEF Innovation Fund

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Reflections by: Moses Gichanga, Founder & Lead Engineer, Autonomous Systems Research (ASR). ASR is part of the UNICEF Innovation Fund’s portfolio of startups working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. ASR is a multidisciplinary research group specializing in engineering research and its use in tackling conservation, humanitarian and other issues. […]

Participants take part in group activities in the Brainstorming workshop on establishing an Innovation for Children Fund in Iran

UNICEF spearheads conversation on establishing an ‘Innovation for Children Fund’ in Iran

On Monday 10 September 2018, several experts from government organizations, civil society and the private sector including start-up managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs got together to brainstorm on the modality of establishing an Innovation for Children Fund in the country with UNICEF support. The objective behind the establishment of an […]

Field repair of a sUAS after a hard landing

Using technology to boost agricultural and related practices in sub-Saharan Africa

Written by: Moses Gichanga, Founder & Lead Engineer., Autonomous Systems Research (ASR). ASR is a multidisciplinary research group specializing in engineering research and its use in tackling conservation, humanitarian and other issues. We aim to promote sustainable, resilient communities by providing educational resources related to the use of technology in support […]

RedCrow: Six Months with The Innovation Fund

RedCrow: Six Months with The Innovation Fund

Written by: RedCrow Inc  @RedCrow2014 It’s been quite a journey since we founded RedCrow back in 2014. We launched RedCrow with the idea of using data science to provide people living in volatile environments with valuable information that can potentially be used to identify and prepare for potential threats. Back […]

Intern Opportunity: Innovation Fund sourcing intern, Office of Innovation, Tehran, Iran

Intern Opportunity: Innovation Fund sourcing intern, Office of Innovation, Tehran, Iran

Role: Innovation Fund Sourcing Intern | 515353 Work type: Internship Location: Tehran, Iran Categories: Innovation, Internship How can you make a difference? What could be a better way to spend your summer than trying to help develop and streamline life-saving innovations in UNICEF – one of the world’s largest organizations serving children. The UNICEF […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ilhasoft

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ilhasoft

Bothub – All you need is a bot. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member ilhasoft — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up to take their solution to […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ekitabu

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: ekitabu

Delivering accessible, digital content for teaching and learning in Africa. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, ekitabu — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up to take […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Kimetrica

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Kimetrica

Developing MERON: Using AI to detect how malnourished a child is through a single photo The UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Kimetrica  — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, […]

Job Opportunity: Business Strategy Mentor

Job Opportunity: Business Strategy Mentor

Role: Business Strategy Mentor | Vacancy Link Work Type: Consultancy Duty Station: Remote Duration: Full-time for Aug-Sept, then 2 days a week until end Nov. How can you make a difference? The UNICEF Innovation Fund has been specifically designed to finance early stage, open-source technology that can benefit children. The core motivation of the Innovation Fund […]