"Medical devices, assistive devices, and eHealth solutions have the potential to improve lives. However, too many people worldwide suffer because they don’t have access to the appropriate health technologies. This call highlights the importance of these innovative technologies towards improved health outcomes and the quality of life.
Your participation in the Call will help highlight the importance of innovative health technologies for improving and saving lives. The Compendium series began in 2010 to serve as a neutral platform to introduce health technologies with the potential to improve current health outcomes, encourage dialogue between stakeholders, and stimulate further development and technology dissemination."
"For this challenge, Grand Challenges Canada seeks “bold ideas for affordable and evidence-based products, services, and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner.” All projects must benefit poor, marginalized people in low- or middle-income countries."
The Global Action Challenge is a competitive investment opportunity to identify breakthrough prototypes, technologies or early-stage ventures that hold promise for transformative impact on health and food and are scalable business enterprises. The Global Action Challenge is open to food and/or healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world. The recipient(s) and top finalists will be recognized at the Global Action Summit scheduled for November 17-18, 2014 in Nashville, TN.
On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day.
The theme of International Youth Day 2013 is "Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward .
"The funds will support innovative ideas on how to feed nine billion people by 2050. In 2013, Team Henlight from the University of California Davis received the grand prize for a project that aimed to boost egg production using micro solar-powered lights."