Cash prize up to $25,000 for innovators with creative, new ideas for solving challenging issues posed by NTDs and providing transformative impact for people affected. Applications due May 31, 2019 atntdinnovation.org.
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect more than one billion of the world’s most vulnerable people. These diseases can lead to increased poverty, stigma and isolation, malnutrition, and lifelong disabilities.
The first annual NTD Innovation Prize will identify and support innovators with creative ideas to solve some of the most challenging issues posed by NTDs across the globe. One cash prize up to $25,000 will be awarded at the 2019NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference. The prize, a project ofAmerican Leprosy Missions, is designed to encourage and support creativity and ingenuity, funding new ideas that can result in cost-effective, scalable and transformative impact for people affected by NTDs.