Mekong ICT Camp 2017 Seed Grant Announcement!

 Hi, Mekong ICT Camp 2017 Campers!

If you have any idea of social innovation for development and want to develop it as a pilot project prototype, we would like to invite you to submit the idea to get the Mekong ICT Camp seed grant of USD 3,000 for a project (5 awards; one for each country).

What is the Mekong ICT Camp 2017 Seed Grant

Mekong ICT Camp 2017 Seed Grant is a small grant aimed to support pilot project prototypes on Social Innovation for development. The support is USD3,000 per project. This year, the seed grant will be awarded for the 5 best prototypes (one for each country in this region, Lao, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand).

The Seed Grant support will be awarded to the selected projects prototype by our Selection Committee at Marketplace at the 5th Mekong ICT Camp 2017.

What we support

The area of project should be on the topic as follows;
– Government transparency
– Environmental and Climate Change
– Resilience and smart city
– Community wifi
– Internet security and privacy
– Online training
– Any technology project to support Social Development

How to apply the grant

– Submit your idea at https://goo.gl/hbbMVD
– Pitch your idea on 4 September 18:00-19:00 during Mekong SI project session and     gather a team of  2-4 people from the same country
– Develop your prototype during the camp

– Exhibit your project at Mekong ICT Marketplace for selected 10 teams for final round
– 10 teams will present the project on stage for final judge after the marketplace.

Download our slides for more information!

For questions, please e-mail to mekongictcamp@gmail.com

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