Applications are open for the Microsoft AI for Accessibility Program 2022. The Microsoft AI for Accessibility programme is calling for project proposals that advance equitable access to assistive technology in low and middle-income countries.
The Microsoft AI for Accessibility has helped innovators harness the potential of AI to empower the more than one billion people around the world with a disability. In addition to their existing AI-powered projects, Microsoft has opened their first Request for Proposals (RFP) specific to addressing the opportunities related to Low-Cost Assistive Technology.
In this Request for Proposals, they are prioritizing scalable solutions for the below two themes. They may also consider applications that address other aspects of access to assistive technologies that may not be listed here.
Over a 12-month period, you will be part of a vibrant community of grantees. You will receive support to accelerate and drive impact for your AI for Accessibility grant project.
All types of organizations are encouraged to apply — they support startups, nonprofits, academic institutions and more.
Selected projects will be invited to pitch ideas to a selection committee who will score projects on the following criteria:
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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