Ocean Action Hub

3 Mar 2020 The call to action offers grants between US$50,000 and $250,000 to scalable, replicable and transferable innovations that advance progress on SDG 14 targets. Initial interventions will focus on reducing pollution from plastic and nutrients as called for in SDG target 14.1.

To accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal on oceans (SDG 14), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC). The OIC call to action will offer grants between US$50,000 and $250,000 to scalable, replicable and transferable innovations that advance progress on SDG 14 targets.

The first planned interventions will focus on reducing pollution from plastic and nutrients as called for in SDG target 14.1. Preliminary concepts can be submitted on the Ocean Innovation Challenge website.

CONTINUE READING ONLINE HERE: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/ocean-innovation-grants-to-support-sdg-14-progress/

Ocean Innovation Challenge website and application form: http://oceaninnovationchallenge.org

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Publication date: 
03/03/2020
Publication Organisation: 
IISD SDG Knowledge Hub
Publication Author: 
Faye Leone
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Innovation
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