Engaging and
transforming communities

Engage is a digital hub created by the Islamic Development Bank which will accelerate economic and social progress in the developing world through the power of science, technology and innovation.

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Engage offers three main services

Through Engage, the world's developing communities including innovators, SMEs, private sector, NGOs, companies and Governments will benefit from tailored mentoring services, access to financial resources and expert know-how that will help them take their ideas and proposals to an internationally recognized standard.

Closely aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), its key focus is to accelerate progress towards achieving zero hunger, good health and wellbeing, quality education, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, and improved industry, innovation and infrastructure the developing world.

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Powered by The Islamic Development Bank, the Transform Fund is a new multi-million dollar fund that will drive meaningful change to millions of people by giving every scientist, technologist and innovator the opportunity to make a difference to the world around them.

Linked to the Engage hub, Transform will turn innovative ideas into real development solutions. Transform will provide seed money for innovators, startups and SMEs. It will also fund the commercialization of technology developed through partnerships between researchers and entrepreneurs.

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We are pleased to announce the Transform Fund Call for Innovation 2020 will focus entirely on supporting our Member Countries long-term preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Call will operate in addition to the IsDB Group’s other wide-ranging initiatives coordinated by our Strategic Preparedness and Response Facility.

THE CALL FOR INNOVATION 2020 IS NOW CLOSED, THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED - you should have received an e-mail notification with the results.


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