What is Challenge Fund?


Challenge Fund is a competitive process, intended to solve a national problem, where the wining innovative ideas or projects will be awarded a fund or grant for implementing the solution.

The purpose of Challenge Fund is to

  • Address and seek solutions of the problems which are seemingly unsolvable.
  • Involve general people to find solutions of these problems.
  • Create enthusiasm among the people of a fair competition and winning awards and recognition in solving national problems.
  • Trigger early stage nationwide scalable innovation and offer required financial and technical support.



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Application must be submitted by
07th October, 2019



FAQ


1

Who is eligible to apply?

Any consortium/organization is eligible to apply if the solution is practical and feasible.

2

Can I apply with a non-technical solution?

No. Only technical solutions are encouraged.

3

Can I enter the competition as an individual?

NO. Any individual interested to apply must get associated with an organization before applying.

4

How many steps of evaluation are there in the process?

3 steps. Shortlisting, Screening and Technical Expert Panel Evaluation.

5

What is the winning prize?

-Maximum fund of 25 lac BDT for piloting the project. The amount of fund will be decided by Technical Expert Panel and Executive Committee of a2i.

6

When will the results be announced?

The selected proposal applicants will be contacted from a2i as soon as the evaluation process has been completed.

7

What to do if I don’t get a confirmation mail?

It would usually mean you are have not been qualified.

8

Where to contact for technical problems?

Please send your queries at aif.support@a2i.gov.bd