GlobalGiveback Innovation Challenge Set

InnoCentive, Inc., the world leader in open innovation, announced that it is partnering with GlobalGiving and the Rockefeller Foundation to help several GlobalGiving partner organizations find solutions to dire water-related problems facing their local communities.

Engineers, technologists, entrepreneurs and creative thinkers are invited to join InnoCentive’s Solver network to help GlobalGiving’s partner project organizations solve the following GlobalGiveback Innovation Challenges:

  1. Drinking Water Purification Method (Uganda’s Lake Victoria) — Design an easy-to-use method to purify water making it safe to drink. Award amount: $20,000 USD.
  2. Sunlight/UV-light Dose Indicator (Bolivia) — Create an indicator that gives a visual sign of water that has been exposed to a sufficient dose of sunlight or UV-light for disinfection. Award amount: $40,000 USD
  3. Rainwater Harvesting Storage Tank (India Wetland Region in Kerala) — Design a low cost, rainwater harvesting storage tank. Award amount: $20,000 USD
  4. Small-scale River Turbines (Peruvian Jungle) — Design a river turbine to generate power to electrify Peruvian villages, schools and medical centers. Award amount: $20,000 USD
For more information on the GlobalGiveback Innovation Challenge Set including deadlines visit

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