Event | July 9, 2015

Calling for innovative ideas to strengthen disaster resilience & response in the Philippines:

We’re calling for entries to the #Tech4Resilience Pitching Competition – deadline June 17, 2015.

Contestants will be invited to attend Map the Philippines Unconference from July 8 – 9 where they will pitch to a panel of judges and compete for incubation support to prepare them for a potential grant of up to £40,000. 

We invite ideas from any entity from the Philippines (companies, government actors, non-profits, for-profits, education establishments, NGOs or individuals) and are seeking entries that incorporate both offline and online approaches.

The themes for the competition are:

  1. Strengthening community resiliency and response to disasters
  2. Improved planning and budgeting for disaster resiliency and response

Key Dates

– Applications close on 17 June 
– Finalists announced on 19 June 
- Map the Philippines unconference July 8 and 9
- #Tech4Resilience Pitching Session July 9 

To learn more about the themes and prizes, or to enter, see here.

Learn about previous Pitching Competitions #Tech4Gov Pakistan#EdTech and #IncYOUBateIt Kenya.