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National Geographic Society — Conservation Technologies

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals from around the world that will advance innovative conservation technologies to explore, visualize, and protect the planet. Priority will be given to projects that use multi-sensor monitoring systems, advance surveillance/alarm systems for protected areas, or develop new tools and capabilities needed to generate data. Typical proposal requests should be less than US$50 thousand, but applicants may request up to US$150 thousand. The current grant cycle closes 10 April 2019. Here

India Department of Science and Technology — Technological Innovation Fund

The Department of Science and Technology (India) and the National Technological Innovation Authority (Israel) announce the 4th India-Israel Technological Innovation Fund. The objective of this programme is to respond to the global issues concerning science & technology for the water, energy and agricultural sector while developing technologies that can be commercialized and localized within 2 years. The lead applicant must be researchers or managers of companies from India or Israel. Funding is between US$250 thousand and US$ 1.25 million per project. Closing date for this call is 30 April 2019. Find the complete call for proposals

Franklin Institute — Bower Award for Science Achievement 2020

The Bower Award is made to individuals who have made significant contributions to understanding and quantifying perturbations of natural systems within the biosphere, atmosphere, or hydrosphere in the age of the Anthropocene. The award is a 14k gold medal and a cash prize of US$250 thousand. The competition is open internationally. Self-nominations are accepted. Notices of intent to nominate should be sent by 30 April 2019. The deadline for nominations is 31 May 2019. About the award

Department of Science & Technology — Global Cooling Prize

Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), USA invite applications to the Global Cooling Prize. This prize will recognize innovations that help to tackle critical climate threats proveniente from growing demand for residential air-conditioning. Applications are open for innovators from all around the world. The competition will run for two years and will disburse at least US$3 million in interim and final awards to best innovative residential cooling technologies. The preliminary application deadline is June 2019. More about the Prize

Bestseller Foundation — Enterprises in Agriculture and Environment

The Bestseller Foundation provides financial support for sustainable agriculture, sustainable jobs and entrepreneurship, and environment and nature conservation in China, Africa and India. The foundation invests mainly with commercial actors in for-profit projects by means of loans and equity. Nonprofit organizations and projects may sometimes be eligible if they have clear and commercially viable objectives. In some cases, the Foundation may consider grants or donations. Potential partners in the eligible regions contact the Foundation by telephone or email, and present a short concept note. Find details