Disaster Technology Innovation Programme
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SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards

The SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards finds, funds and supports innovative technology solutions which save lives before, during and after natural disaster events.

LATEST UPDATE

2021 Awards now calling for applications

The SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards 2021 is now open and accepting applications until 19 February 2021.

Winners have the chance to win funds from a pool of USD 200,000 and access expert coaching, pitching and networking opportunities with humanitarian representatives, venture capital fund managers, fellow entrepreneurs and social enterprise developers.

Find out more about the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards (SAFE STEPS website)

 

  

Understand how technological innovation is playing an increasingly important role in disaster preparedness.

About the programme

The SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards finds, funds and supports innovative technology solutions which save lives before, during and after natural disaster events.

It does so by:

  • Raising awareness of innovative technology solutions that saves lives before, during and after natural disaster events

  • Building capacity for Awards finalists

  • Fostering partnerships between innovators, funders and resource providers

 

In 2019, finalists won grants from a total pool of US$150,000 to support the implementation and scaling up of their Disaster Tech solutions. In addition, finalists showcased their solutions and built further partnerships at the 2019 AVPN Conference, the largest gathering of social impact funders and resource providers in Asia.

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