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Druga edycja Polish Challenge Fund otwarta! Zgłoś swój projekt w konkursie!

Zapraszamy polskie podmioty – firmy i instytuty naukowo-badawcze do składania ofert w ramach drugiej edycji Polish Challenge Fund (PCF) – wspólnej inicjatywy Ministerstwa Spraw Zagranicznych RP i United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) w ramach programu akceleracyjnego dla innowacji UNDP BOOST. Założeniem PCF jest transfer polskiego know-how, technologii i innowacyjnych rozwiązań cyfrowych dla wyzwań wynikających z pandemii COVID-19, do krajów partnerskich Polskiej pomocy – Białorusi i Ukrainy.

APLIKUJ TERAZ! Wnioski należy składać wyłącznie online, w j. angielskim, poprzez stronę internetową UNDP. Termin nadsyłania zgłoszeń upływa 13 września 2020 r. Poniżej znajdą Państwo szczegółowe informacje nt. projektu oraz procedury.

Więcej informacji: katarzyna.rozeslaniec@undp.org

Zapraszamy do aplikowania!

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The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted not only the health sector, but also the global socioeconomic situation. The Polish Challenge Fund aims to respond to the emerging development issues resulting from the global health crisis, by transferring Polish know-how, expertise and innovative solutions for Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus, and scale them across the Europe and Central Asia region and beyond. Polish entities can apply for any of the following issue areas: new digital services and voice, low touch economies, wellbeing.

The eligible Applicants include private sector entities (commercial companies), universities and research institutes registered in the Republic of Poland. The Applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions, and to promote sustainability and scalability of the solution.

The application form, all of the call background, criteria for selection and evaluation details can be found on our website: https://boostimpact.org/polish-challenge-fund/.

Locality: Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus

Development issue areas:

#1 New Digital Services & Voice: To respond to the emerging inequalities and needs across different sectors, we are looking for innovative digital solutions that are inclusive – from reimagining banking for the unbanked to new forms of organizing and giving voice, as well as community-led service provision

#2 Low Touch Economies: To foster economic growth, we are looking for solutions that introduce new ways of production/consumption and support contactless economies, remote delivery services and remote work opportunities.

#3 Wellbeing: To support the wellbeing of individuals and communities, we are looking for innovative solutions that promote individual connection and psychosocial wellbeing, and other holistic ways of improving resident wellbeing.

Expected contract start date: October 2020

Expected contract length: 3-6 months (October 2020-April 2021)

Estimated prize: ranging between US $20,000 and US $40,000, the Applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project.

Engagement with local partners needs to be documented.

The Application should be sent online via https://boostimpact.org/polish-challenge-fund/ by Sunday, 13 September, 2020.

Contact person for inquiries: katarzyna.rozeslaniec@undp.org

All questions must be received 5 days before the submission deadline.