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Traceability Innovation Challenge

Export is important to modern economies as they play a core function in diplomacy and foreign policy between governments. Recently, it has been felt that foreign buyers and brands are demanding to integrate traceability technology such as Blockchain with the existing supply chain to retain data transparency across the value chain.



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Problem Statement

Detailed description of the issue we're attempting to resolve
Export is important to modern economies as they play a core function in diplomacy and foreign policy between governments. Recently, it has been felt that foreign buyers and brands are demanding to integrate traceability technology such as Blockchain with the existing supply chain to retain data transparency across the value chain.

Outcome/results expected



Submission Deadline
25 September, 2022


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Process

Process Flow of the event:
Shortlisting
1
Bootcamp
2
Technical Evaluation
3
Selection Committee
4
Agreement and disbursement
6
Mentoring
6
Submission Deadline
25 September, 2022


FAQ


1

What is an Innovation Challenge?

Innovation Challenge is about solving a well-regarded problem. a2i circulates the problem and innovators are asked to submit their idea or solution to solve that.

2

How many days are required to get the final results?

It may take about three months from the launch date.

3

What are the evaluation stages?

Generally, 4 steps of the process, shortlisting, Bootcamp, technical evaluation, and approval from the Executive Committee.

4

What are the selection criteria?

innovative concept, feasibility, strategy, implementation plan, management team, etc.

5

What additional support will be given to the innovators?

Marketing, promotion, partnership, intellectual property support, fundraising, mentoring, training, etc. will be given from seed to growth and scale-up stages.

6

What is the winning prize?

Up to 1 crore BDT, considering the due diligence and technical evaluation.

7

Should I submit a technology-based solution?

a2i Innovation Fund invites innovators to solve problems with technology-based solutions.

8

Why should I participate in the Innovation Challenge?

Innovators have the opportunity to participate in national problem-solving as well as financial, technical, mentoring and other necessary support from a2i and industry leaders.

9

Who is eligible to submit an idea/solution?

Any individual/team/company/consortium/organization is eligible.

10

What to do if I don’t get a confirmation email?

It would usually mean that you have not been selected primarily.

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Where to contact for any query or feedback?

Any query of generic nature related to content, design, service, or technological issues can be sent through email or contact form.

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What to do if I face any problems regarding registration, login, password recovery or difficulty in submission?

Delete/clean your browser history, cache, or cookies and try again. If you still face difficulty, please email us at aif.support@a2i.gov.bd or contact us through the Contact Form.