The 2020 edition of the ITU Innovation Challenge will be taking place amid a global pandemic caused by Covid-19. This has resulted in stress on value chains and countries’ readiness for a digital economy, significantly affecting social conditions worldwide. Global supply, production, consumption and delivery chains are disrupted. Therefore, the overall theme of this year’s challenges is Rethinking the digital economy’s value chains during the Covid-19 pandemic. The challenge is a global open competition platform for innovators and ecosystem builders to present their ideas and projects, empowering them to transform their communities into thriving digital societies.
The ITU Innovation Challenges are:
– Women in technology challenge
– Digital change-maker challenge
– Ecosystem best practice challenge
There will be a minimum of five winners per challenge. The final number of winners for each challenge is subject to the organizer’s discretion.
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