ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology, seeks the most promising tech start-ups making use of open source technologies for disaster management. This could include disaster preparedness, early warning, emergency communication and response, and recovery from natural disasters.
ITU are looking for communication technologies, teaching tools, new equipment to save lives during a disaster, and new tools to help clean up, recover and rebuild after the event. Examples of open source technologies used in disaster management may include 3D printing, UAVs, Raspberry Pi and Arduino – They invite you to surprise them with your innovative approach.
PACKAGE FOR THE WINNING START-UP
- USD 10,000 seed funding plus mentorship
- Business workshop
- Networking, showcasing and pitching of opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom world in Doha
- Part of a group of 10 young innovators from all over the world to be present at ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha, Qatar
- The founders or the owners of the startup should be 30 years and below
- Be an entrepreneur
DEADLINE: 31st July, 2014
To apply and for more information visit here