1 August 2019.





2019 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge (the “Challenge”)

Are you an open data champion? The 2019 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge will award up to €34,000 in prizes to the most innovative entries that leverage biodiversity data and tools from the GBIF network to advance open science.

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The GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is an annual incentive prize that seeks to inspire innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data by scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • General Science.
  • Biodiversity.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period


  • Winners Announced: 17 Oct 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The Challenge is open to:

  • individuals, teams of individuals, companies and their employees, and governmental agencies and their employees.

The Challenge is not open to:

  • Current staff members at the GBIF Secretariat
  • Individuals currently under direct contract to the GBIF Secretariat
  • Members of the GBIF Science Committee
  • Heads of Delegation to GBIF

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Opportunity Cost


  • The 2019 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge will award up to €34,000 in prizes.

How to Apply

First Step: Entrants must complete the entry form, which provides information about the entry, including:

  • Submission name/title
  • Team member(s) names and affiliations
  • Abstract and rationale
  • Operating instructions
  • Link to visuals (prototype, demo, video, screenshots, slides, etc.
  • Link(s) to submission materials on any appropriate website or repository

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This Scholarship Published by:
Nada Ahmed / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Mona Awad / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team