Engaging and transforming communities
Established in 2017, Engage is a digital hub created by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to accelerate economic and social progress in the developing world through the power of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).
Closely aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Engage creates an innovation ecosystem for engaging and connecting key actors to develop innovative solutions and technologies that tackle some of the biggest challenges in the developing world related to six focused SDGs.
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What Engage Offers
Engage enables the world's developing communities and key actors of the innovation ecosystem including innovators, investors, startups, SMEs, academics, governments and NGOs, to benefit from tailored mentoring services and expert advice, access to financial resources, partnership and new business opportunities by matching peers to deliver powerful applied innovation and nurture new innovative ideas to become realistic development solutions.
Through its Call for Innovation and its embedded comprehensive screening process, Engage assists innovation ecosystems to thrive by leveraging on new technologies that have the potential to address key development challenges faced by IsDB Member Countries.READ MORE