Apply for the GSMA Innovation Fund for Climate Resilience and Adaptation this 2022.
The GSMA is a new member of the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA); a global collaborative effort to increase investment and capacity for action-orientated research to support effective adaptation to climate change. It supports ARA’s best practice to find innovative as well as participative ways for incorporating the voice and views of local communities as it empowers them to participate as equal partners in adaptation processes.
The GSMA is looking for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises that leverage digital technology, particularly mobile, to deliver climate resilience and adaptation solutions to and with low-income and vulnerable populations.
Successful projects will receive an equity-free grant of between £100,000 and £250,000 to scale their innovation over a 15 to 18 month period.
In addition to the financial compensation, grantees will receive further support, including but not limited to:
Climate resilience and adaptation solutions are defined as those that help to build individual, community or institutional capacities to:
If you would like to know more about the GSMA Innovation Fund for Climate Resilience and Adaptation, find more details in the links below.