Innovation Bridge Portal Botswana

The Botswana Innovation Fund, under the Grand Challenges Botswana initiative in partnership with African Academy of Sciences - Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) is calling on developers and creatives to participate in the open innovation challenge on space applications for Agriculture and Tourism.

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Full description

The call seeks the best ideas in the downstream application of space technology including, but not limited to, the utilisation of satellite, airborne and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) data as well as value-added datasets to provide daily solutions in these sectors. The target solutions will have undergone calibration and validation stages to ensure they are of the right quality and standard. Standard metadata are a must for all spatial products.

The competition is open to the following categories of applicants (app developers, animators, graphic designers / comic creators) operating in Botswana, including:

  • Registered companies
  • Start-ups
  • Freelance developers
  • Entrepreneurs

Closing date