Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Innovation Award 2nd Edition in Response for COVID-19

Deadline : 04 Aug 2020

Nonprofit organization: Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

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Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Innovation Award 2nd Edition in Response for COVID-19

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Study level: Vocational Education

Opportunities: Contests

Host Country: Jordan

Area: Middle East

Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) has launched the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Innovation Award (AHSF-IA) – 2nd edition in response for COVID-19. The objective is to support ideation, concept validation and enable scaling and growth of Jordanian innovations with significant social impact and adaptive to the permanent change caused by COVID-19 in the highly disrupted fields and sectors

Selected fields:

  1. Healthcare and Biomedical Technology.
  2. Labor Market and Economic Productivity Solutions.
  3. Education Solutions.
  4. Agriculture.
  5. Culture and Arts.
  6. Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability.

Eligibility criteria for applicants/projects:

  1. Applicant must be a resident in Jordan .
  2. Applicant must be available during all award phases.
  3. Applications must be solutions within the award fields scope.
  4. Applicant(s) must have all the Intellectual Property Rights for the project (if any).
  5. Applicant(s) must be capable and fully responsible of the completion of all proposed actions.
  6. For previous award winners, applications can be submitted for projects eligible for the next stage only . Individual people may submit applications on their own behalf (i.e., not on behalf of a company, organization or institution).
  7. Two or more people can submit an application, provided that they name an authorized person to submit the application.
  8. Companies, organizations or institutions applications must have a main applicant name, a letter of authorization for these personnel should be provided.
  9. All project activities must be conducted in Jordan.
  10. Projects should commit to 10% cost share out of the total budget

Award regulations:

  1. You can submit an application by visiting the Foundation’s website, and filling the online forms under the Grants and Innovation Programs – Innovation Award. 
  2. Filled forms and applications must be completed through the system, AHSF will not accept any email submissions, paper documents or official letters.
  3. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. Please include all necessary supporting documents, requirement list and attached files.
  4. Project activities cannot commence before the AHSF committee decision is taken and the agreements signed.
  5. AHSF has the right to request adjustments to the project or the budget as they see fit.
  6. AHSF has the right to decline any request even without declaring the reason.
  7. AHSF has the right to decline/reject funding any project even if it matches the eligibility
  8. Applicants must show a 10% contribution to the requested grant. (monetary or contribution).
  9. Administrative costs covered by AHSF should not exceed 10% of the total budget of the project.
  10. Applicants can distribute the project activities over 18 month’s period at max starting from 01.01.2020 until 30.06.2020
  11. Candidates are strongly encouraged to watch the instructional videos (found on our website and social media platforms) in order to fill in the forms as accurately as possible.
  12. For more detailed info please refer to award guidebook
    here.

About The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation:

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation was established in 1978 by Arab Bank, in what was then an innovative move by the private sector to contribute to the initiation of a beacon of knowledge and innovation in Jordan and the Arab world. Since its establishment, the Foundation continues to play a positive role in enriching the Jordanian and Arab culture, and the development of the scientific scene through knowledge, research and dialogue.

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