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MIT COVID-19 Challenge: Build Solutions for Africa


MIT Africa is rallying the innovation community to develop solutions towards the most pressing issues related to the COVID-19 crisis in Africa. They want to channel and unlock untapped potential into positive and meaningful efforts to rapidly create and implement solutions that truly address the pressing unmet needs and problems of today. The goal is for teams to design and build local solutions to these now global problems.

Location: Online


  • The best ideas and teams will have the opportunity to co-develop and implement their solution with the support of our partners.
  • Winning teams will receive computing resources, organizational support and direct access to key partners to further develop, validate, and implement solutions developed.


  • They are seeking a diverse group of participants.
  • Participants ages 13+ of all experience levels, professional and academic backgrounds, and skillsets are welcome; what matters most is your commitment to making an impact and your willingness to collaborate.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Deadline: April 29, 2020
Official Link: https://covid19challenge.mit.edu/africa-takes-on-covid19/