The World Bank Group is pleased to announce the TechEmerge Resilience India Challenge, in partnership with Government of India’s National Disaster Management Authority and CES. We are seeking innovative technologies to meet urgent disaster management needs in India amidst COVID-19. Applications accepted under 2 tracks:

1) COVID-19 FAST TRACK – seeking proven, well-tested solutions ready for immediate deployment in India to support Disaster Management Authorities in preparing for and responding to disasters, while also conforming to the precautionary measures required to limit the spread of COVID-19
• Applications due by 11:59pm EDT on June 19, 2020

2) RESILIENCE TRACK – seeking proven or prototype stage solutions to be deployed by November 2020, that can strengthen mitigation, management & analytics focused on building resilience to natural disasters and climate change
• Applications due by 11:59pm EDT on July 20, 2020

Why Apply?
● Access to a pool of up to US...
The World Bank Group is pleased to announce the TechEmerge Resilience India Challenge, in partnership with Government of India’s National Disaster Management Authority and CES. We are seeking innovative technologies to meet urgent disaster management needs in India amidst COVID-19. Applications accepted under 2 tracks:

1) COVID-19 FAST TRACK – seeking proven, well-tested solutions ready for immediate deployment in India to support Disaster Management Authorities in preparing for and responding to disasters, while also conforming to the precautionary measures required to limit the spread of COVID-19
• Applications due by 11:59pm EDT on June 19, 2020

2) RESILIENCE TRACK – seeking proven or prototype stage solutions to be deployed by November 2020, that can strengthen mitigation, management & analytics focused on building resilience to natural disasters and climate change
• Applications due by 11:59pm EDT on July 20, 2020

Why Apply?
● Access to a pool of up to US $1 million in grant funding to support pilot projects in India (competitive selection).
● Be invited to present solutions to participating Indian Disaster Management Authorities.
● Showcase solution at CES2021, world’s largest technology event (top 5 only)
● Guidance during pilot implementation & developing market entry/scaling strategies
● Potential for further investment to commercialize/scale solutions
● Be part of 'Tech Investments for Good', a growing tech community that aims to respond to similar resilience challenges in other World Bank Group projects.

More details on the program can be found at www.techemerge.org/resilience
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