WFP Innovation Accelerator
Connect by Dec 31 '18
About WFP Innovation Accelerator
The World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator offers bootcamps, where over the course of five days, innovation and humanitarian experts help entrepreneurs deep dive field level challenges, ideThe World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator offers bootcamps, where over the course of five days, innovation and humanitarian experts help entrepreneurs deep dive field level challenges, ideate solutions and refine project plans. We introduce teams to innovation techniques such as human-centred design and lean start-up, introduce teams to external partners and integrate WFP’s deep field knowledge and operational excellence. We offer investors, experts and mentors an exclusive glimpse into the bold ideas helping us achieve Zero Hunger— and invite you to support our teams at our Munich office.
WFP Innovation Accelerator staff support teams with cutting-edge innovation techniques, such as human-cantered design and lean start-up to create viable business models that can be further developed through our Sprint Programme. We prioritize projects that are designed alongside our core users—vulnerable communities— and piloted at an early stage to ensure impact and maximize cost effectiveness. Through the Sprint Programme, teams receive up to USD 100,000 in funding, space to grow, and hands-on support from our Accelerator team.
Innovation Bootcamp Structure:
Monday & Tuesday: Introduction to human-centered design; definition of the challenge & brainstorming of potential solutions.
Wednesday & Thursday: Building a strong solution design; pitch preparation.
Friday: Designing an operating model moving forward, with focus on team composition, funding, & KPIs.more
You're missing a required response
You haven't answered a required item. Please answer any items marked with a and click Sumbit Final again.