Vote for Finalists
Meet the finalists in Solve's 2020 Global Challenges and Indigenous Communities Fellowship! The finalist from each Challenge with the most votes received a $2,000 Community Award. Winners were revealed at Virtual Solve Challenge Finals on September 29, along with the selected 2020 Solver teams and over $2 million in prize funding.
Vote for Health Security & Pandemics Finalists
Brownsville Sentiment: Equity Project
Designing effective strategies and policies for limiting transmission and supporting recovery
By Michael Lenihan
Vaccination verification service to stem the tide of counterfeit vaccination certificates
By Tsitsi Sifiyali
Nanotech Covid19 Sensor
A hybrid electrochemical+colorimetric test kit to replace RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection and quantification
By Dr. Amani Salim
Digitally Enabled CHWs Combat COVID-19
Support community health workers (CHWs) in Africa with innovative digital tools to maintain essential health services during COVID-19
By Sheila Kioko
Phages for Global Health
Helping scientists in Africa and Asia develop inexpensive antibacterial phage products that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria locally
By Dr. Tobi Nagel
Flare builds 911 technology and operations for the 5-billion people today who live without this life-saving infrastructure and service.
By Ndiko Mwaura
Aspire breathing tube
Infection control breathing tube proven to reduce ventilation time, antibiotic use, respiratory labor, pneumonia, and mortality.
By Dr Benjamin Richard Wang MD
One-Minute N95 Decontamination
A fast, low-cost system for decontaminating N95 masks for re-use during pandemic shortages.
By Dr. Jacob Scott
Vote for Learning for Girls & Women Finalists
Investing in underserved young women to provide the best tech talent and build powerful female tech leaders
By Linda Kamau
Empowering women and girls with life-changing free digital learning solutions, even for those in offline and remote communities.
By Tariq Fancy
Teachers Lead Tech
Personalised learning tool for primary school teachers to bring technology creation skills to ALL girls in the classroom
By Monika Katkute
Women Disrupting Tech
Launch an online Information Systems diploma to address the educational access and digital divide for women across Africa and Asia.
By Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes
Transforming Communities By Empowering African Women in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
By Ekow Duker
Go Girls: Rising up Together
Social Learning platform that connects high achievers young women as role models for support teen girls learning journey.
By DEBORAH DE MARI
An affordable and accessible personal computing solution for at-home learning and working
By Sucheta Baliga
Using AI and ML to give every girl child access to quality education.
By Ms Oyindamola Adesina
Vote for Good Jobs & Inclusive Entrepreneurship Finalists
Innomaps provides business intelligence for small business owners and starting entrepreneurs using geoanalytics and data science
By Nicolas Serrano
A market network that connects creatives with opportunities in creative industries through an innovative skill quantification method.
By Tomas Uribe
Upskilling vulnerable youth through a progressive web application for innovative technology training and job market integration
By Hanae Bezad
A digital platform that gives MSMEs the ability to participate in private and public procurement processes, and win.
By Marvin Tumbo
OZE: Data-driven growth
Simple, habit-forming, digital record-keeping and coaching for MSMEs.
By Meghan McCormick
Financial Independence for MSMEs
Leveraging AI to provide affordable, relevant and just-in-time financial solutions to MSMEs in Sub Saharan Africa.
By Mr Chidi Okpala
Sana Learning Platform
Improving skill learning using AI-powered adaptive learning to reduce time to mastery and increase knowledge retention
By Mrs Anna Nordell Westling
New Day Jobs
Enable Access to Higher-Income Earning Opportunities In Southeast Asia and Across the World
By Conor Smith
Vote for Sustainable Food Systems Finalists
Affordable and healthy food for low income people
Technology to rescue healthy food at risk of being wasted, and distribute it at discounted prices in low income neighborhoods
By Ady Beitler
One-stop mobile app for aquaculture farmers to increase productivity, enabled by automated microbubble generator and powered by solar panel.
By Azellia Alma Shafira
Cooling Down the Drylands of Kenya
A solar powered Cold Storage Facility that provides both cooling and electricity to viable livestock markets in East & Southern Africa
By Tracy Kimathi
Supporting small farmer livelihoods and building food system resilience through digital connections
By Ashu Sikri
Waste to taste
Producing emissions-free, sustainable agricultural phosphorus from waste through our world-first technology
By Dr Farshid Pahlevani
Shiok Meats, sustainable seafood
Shiok Meats is a cell-based clean meat company, producing seafood and meats by harvesting from cells instead of animals.
By Dr Sandhya Sriram
Soil Health Analysis By Fertilizer Reduction in Soil for low income small size farmers to Improve food production.
By Lalit Gautam
NUTY - Nutritious & Tasty Food
Sustainable fresh ready-to-eat food supply chain to provide affordable, nutritious and balanced diet for Indian urban population.
By Ray Nathan
Vote for Maternal & Newborn Health Finalists
SurgiBox: Protecting mothers, newborns and obstetricians through safe surgical care - any time, any place.
By Dr Debbie Teodorescu
A device to regulate infusion into the body using artificial intelligence.
By Abdulwaheed Alayande
PM-477: Cure BV
A novel, precise and specific therapy for Bacterial Vaginosis – the number one vaginal infection.
By Dr. Albina Poljak
A low cost portable ultrasound that detetcts risk factors of maternal mortality among pregnant mothers in resource limited areas.
By Dr Prosper Ahimbisibwe MD
Wheels for life
A solution that uses telemedicine to provide prompt access to health care for pregnant women in emergencies.
By Dr Jemimah Muthoni Kariuki
BEMPU TempWatch to prevent Neonatal Hypothermia
The BEMPU TempWatch detects neonatal hypothermia and promotes Kangaroo Care uptake, to prevent neonatal morbidity and mortality.
By Ratul Narain
Transabdominal Fetal Pulse Oximeter to Avoid Birth Asphyxia and Unnecessary Interventions
By Dan Fong
AI for early prediction of maternal and neonatal outcomes at the last mile
By Ruchit Nagar
Vote for Indigenous Communities Fellowship Finalists
Provide culturally relevant long-term recovery support services for individuals struggling with addiction.
By Dana Comes At Night
Safeguarding Indigenous Genomics
We are partnering with local museum experts to design digital tools to safeguard against predatory access to ancient Indigenous remains.
By Prof. Keolu Fox
Indigenous Wisdom Center
The IWC is a demonstration earthship-style building enabling year-round sustainability skills training to build capacity and capital.
By Bryan Deans
Indigenous Wellness Marketplace
A digital hub which sells Indigenous-made, culturally significant products to encourage movement, cooking, and mindfulness in Native homes.
By Chelsey Luger
Water Connects Communities
Determine the water budget in arid environments for sustainable land management by Indigenous communities.
By Mr. Derrick J. Slick
Decolonial Dream Lab
A Native feminist beadwork studio and gallery that centers the intergenerational transmission of creative/cultural knowledges and practices.
By Kimberly Robertson
Hale Unfolded is a (k)new playful cultural educational tools used to build our future traditional Hale, Cultural, & Community builders.
By Tiana Henderson