The Innovation Marketplace, hosted by USAID and MIT, was a competition showcasing the talent of students and young innovators who are using science, technology, innovation and partnerships to tackle global challenges.
- Products & Services are approaches, technologies, devices, or systems with at least an existing prototype by the time of submission.
- Research includes projects or methodologies that have collected preliminary data by the time of submission.
After an exciting round of pitches, the following teams received prizes for their innovations:
In the Research category:
In the Products & Services category:
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