Its latest call for applications, which is open until February 28 and relevant to startups registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries, is targeting startups using data science, machine learning and AI startups in a variety of ways.
UNICEF is looking for companies using new sources of data such as satellite imagery or social media and applying data science or artificial intelligence techniques to understand the physical world that we live in, as well as companies trying to generate new insights from existing data.
They are also looking for companies that are applying deep learning to analyze satellite imagery and automatically map infrastructure such as schools, health centers, roads or cell towers as well as those using digital footprints from sources like social media or mobility patterns to understand public spaces.
UNICEF is also looking for companies exploring Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence techniques to help them better understand the physical world that we live in and its rapidly changing environments
Click here to apply for the fund. The deadline to submit your application is February 28, 2019.
UNICEF has rolled out a host of individual funds in recent years, including ones for blockchain, VR and drone startups. So far, The Fund has made 72 investments in 42 countries with an eye to invest in 20 more start-ups in 2019.
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