31 January 2020





Global Makers Challenge – Cohort 2 Challenges

The Global Maker Challenge is an online open-innovation platform that offers an opportunity for ‘makers’ and innovators to connect and collaborate, wherever they are in the world, to solve real-world problems affecting people’s lives. Leveraging manufacturing innovation to provide viable and deployable solutions for the world’s most pressing issues, it invites world-leading manufacturers and organisations to adopt challenges, provide mentorship, and help solve real-world problems.

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The challenges for cohort 2 are

  • Sustainable and Healthy Food for All – How can urban populations increase access to healthy and sustainable foods, despite rapid urbanization?
  • Innovation for Inclusive Trade – How can rural communities increase their access to new supply chains and markets in order to create better livelihoods for themselves?
  • Innovation for Peace and Justice – How can displaced populations access affordable and quality services that are essential to their safety and wellbeing?
  • Climate Change – How can communities move towards a low-carbon circular economy by eliminating waste and utilizing existing resources?

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Application is open to all business model stages.
  • It is open to any start-up, innovator or business that has a proof of concept and prototype for a viable, technically feasible and desirable solution that promises a strong impact on the identified challenge.

Opportunity Cost


  • The Global Maker Challenge will award winners with prizes of value up to USD 1,000,000 in prizes.

How to Apply

First Step: Read the details on the challenges to see which challenge is most relevant for your solution

Second Step: Create your profile.

Third Step: Submit your solution using the online form, and ensure to fill all sections.


  • You can submit in more than one category..
  • There are no costs involved in submitting your solutions.
  • Deadline for submission is the 31st of January 2020.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Abd El-hamid Zaghloul/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team