Partnering for Innovation is a program that identifies and promotes technologies for investment and distribution across the developing world.
Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, its goal is to put transformational inputs and other technologies into the hands of smallholder farmers to quickly and sustainably improve productivity and incomes.
Private manufacturers, research and development institutes, universities, scientists, and other entrepreneurs are invited to submit concept papers that highlight an outstanding problem and either a new technology or adoption of an existing one to solve it. Those that are simple, cost-effective, and show
Partnering for Innovation will then provide small grants for testing and demonstration purposes, larger grants to bring technologies to commercial scale, and analytical and technical advisory services. There is additional funding available through this program to develop public-private and multi-tiered partnerships that support commercialization and distribution.
The program is seeking technologies that are labor saving, boost productivity, and show promise for sustainability under the Feed the Future initiative.
Visit partneringforinnovation.org to learn more and apply.
For more information: 202-462-8475 or firstname.lastname@example.org