Identifying and deploying the next generation of breakthrough technologies for sustainable global development.

Agriculture and Food Security

On-farm agricultural productivity. Sustainable food production. Increased life of high value produce.


Low cost off-grid medical devices. Technology-based health delivery systems. Novel diagnostics. Next generation housing materials for the urban poor.


Water reclamation and purification technologies. Models and projections about water scarcity.


New mechanisms to produce off-grid electricity. A new generation of low cost, energy efficient appliances and devices.

Gender Equity

Women-centered technologies to reduce workload and increase efficiency at the workplace. Devices for maternal and reproductive health.

Climate Change and Environmental Damage

Technologies for low income populations and countries to adapt to Climate Change. Detection and remediation of environmental pollutants.