NTD Innovation Prize 2021
NTD INNOVATION PRIZE ELIGIBILITY
Application submission is open to both foreign and domestic non-profit and mission-driven for-profit organizations, including government agencies and academic institutions, regardless of location, age, size, or budget. Previous applicants may reapply.
Selected finalists may be asked to undergo additional due diligence and eligibility checks to ensure the ability to manage funds and execute the idea effectively.
NTD INNOVATION PRIZE APPLICATION PROCESS
- Initial Round
Submit a 400-word abstract addressing the following questions:
What is the problem you are trying to solve?
What is your proposed solution? How will data and analytics or diagnostic tools help solve the problem?
How does your solution address the problem? How will you go about implementing your solution? How long will it take to see change?
What would success look like and how will you measure it?
Why are you or your team best positioned to accomplish this?
Please use this template for your abstracts. Do not include photos, lengthy references, or an applicant bio.
- Semi-Finalist Round
Abstracts will be reviewed and a subset of semi-finalists from each domain will be invited to submit the following as part of the second round:
A 5-minute video presentation describing your idea. A guideline document describing what to present and how to submit your video will be provided.
Proposal abstract summary
Signed release form
Semi-finalists’ information will be shared via the ntdinnovation.org website, American Leprosy Missions social media, and the NNN conference communications.
- Finalist Round
2021 finalists will make their final presentations to a panel of judges at the NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference.
2021 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ARE OPEN MARCH 1 AND CLOSE APRIL 30.
Two prizes of $20,000 will be awarded to a data and analytics domain winner and a diagnostic domain winner.
- March 1, 2021 Abstract submission opens
- April 30, 2021 Abstract submission deadline
- June 5, 2021 Semi-finalists notified
- July 3, 2021 Semi-finalist video due
- July 31, 2021 Finalists notified
- September 2021 NNN conference dates and location coming soon