Apply: United Nations WFP Innovation Accelerator 2018 Winter Sprint Programme (Germany)

Apply: United Nations WFP Innovation Accelerator 2018 Winter Sprint Programme (Germany)

The United Nations currently receives applications for the World Food Innovation Accelerator progrmame WFP in Munich, Germany with the aim to discover, grow and nurture bold solution to hunger problem in the world. The WFP will gladly support small businesses, start-up and companies through exclusive access to mentors and experts, financial support i.e. grants, funds and world field reach.

The United Nations Accelerators will identify and test solutions that will solve global hunger problem in an active way, as a platform where the global community can discover what works and what doesn’t in addressing hunger problem-as an avenue where we can be bold, and fail as well as succeed.

So, if your company or startups is committed and have potential to solve hunger problem, then do well to apply for the United Nations World Food Innovators Programme with the opportunity to showcase your startup and participate in a week bootcamp and 3-6 month sprint programme, get up to 100,000 USD funds, mentorship from experts and exclusive access to the largest humanitarian organization in the world.

WFP Benefits

Selected start-up/teams for the ‘United Nations Sprint Programme’ will:

  • Be given USD 100,000 in sprint funding,
  • Access to WFP’s world operations,
  • Access to industry experts, mentors, resources and global network of partners.
  • Further funding is dependent upon progress and achievement of key targets.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all social entrepreneurs, start-ups making impacts and companies all over the world.
  • WFP intrapreneurs  can also put in their application
  • Must have potential to solve hunger problem

WFP seek startups that meet the following expectations:

  • High potential to solve Hunger
  • Innovation either on the technology, business model or systems
  • Cohesive and strong team – team track record together, individual skills
  • Scalability potential
  • Financial sustainability of the project – have a sustainable business model that doesn’t rely on WFP
  • Proven problem and traction

Deadline Date: Apri1, 2018

Application Process

Are you a start-up or company with an innovation that could help end hunger?

Click here to apply now

For details information, visit WFP Innovation Accelerator.

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