Horizon Prize for "Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid" was launched
Тhe EIC Horizon Prize for "Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid", which will be funded from the 2018 - 2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme, was launched at the 2017 ECHO Annual Partners' Conference.
The challenge of this Prize consists in developing innovative cost-effective tech-based solutions for humanitarian aid based on the frugal application of advanced technologies.
The Prize will be allocated in five distinct thematic areas:
1. Shelter and related assistance;
2. Water, sanitation and hygiene;
4. Health and medical care;
5. Other forms of humanitarian aid ("open category");
The Prize is open to all legal entities and the deadline to apply is 15 January 2020.
Further information on the 'Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid' Prize, and an indicative timeline, can be found here .