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$120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Competition

Registration is now open for the Innovation Marketplace Information Session on February 16, available in English or in Myanmar. The session will provide details about the Innovation Marketplace Event March 16-17. At the Marketplace, you can pitch your idea, build a team, and win access up to $40,000 in direct support for a civic tech project. The Innovation Marketplace is a joint initiative by Phandeeyar and FHI 360, supported by USAID, designed to...

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Assistant director, Notre Dame Integration Lab

Job By University of Notre Dame

The new Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame is seeking an Assistant Director for its Integration Lab, an interdisciplinary eco-system where students, faculty and some of the world’s leaders in development work cooperatively to respond to global challenges in the field. To apply please visit the official job posting at: https://jobs.nd.edu/postings/7846 Email: tkijewsk@nd.eduFirst Name: TracyLast Name: Kijewski-CorreaCompany: University of Notre DameJob Type: Job

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Android Developer

Job By Angaza

Angaza builds software and hardware technology used to sell affordable transformative products, especially solar-energy systems, to the next billion off-grid consumers. We believe that businesses operating in emerging markets, selling to off-grid consumers, can and should expect business software designed for them. We believe they’ll use our software to dramatically improve the daily lives of hundreds of millions of people over the next decade. We believe these things in part...

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Burro product engineering fellowship

Fellowship By Burro

Career Opportunity – Burro Product Engineering Fellowship About Burro: Burro® sells quality products that help our customers save more and earn more. From simple innovations like our home solar power systems to the world’s most fuel-efficient coalpot, Burro products deliver better living affordably. Our collaborative, innovative, and dynamic team is making a real difference in the lives of real people across Ghana and beyond. You’re welcome to join in the...

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Rice 360° Seventh Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition

Competition By Rice 360 Institute for Global Health

The 7th Rice 360° Sixth Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition will be held on Friday, March 24th, 2017 at Rice University. The competition is open to student teams from national and international universities who will present their low-cost global health technologies. Entries will be judged on the quality of the problem definition, the effectiveness and potential impact of the design solution, and the likelihood that the solution can...

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D-Rev Design Engineering Intern

Job By D-Rev

D-Rev is an international nonprofit company that designs and delivers medical technologies to close the quality healthcare gap for under-served populations. Project Description Join D-Rev’s New Product Development Group and contribute to one or both of the following problem areas in low income countries: 3 million amputees need a new or replacement knee every year, 534,000 in India alone (Pearlman). Most don’t have a formal prosthetic & use crutches. Project: 2016...

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Essmart seeking Project Manager in Bangalore, India

Job By Essmart

About Essmart Essmart is a last-mile distribution company that connects 100+ socially impactful, life-improving products (such as solar lanterns, clean cooking appliances, and efficient agricultural tools) to local family-owned retail shops in southern India. Essmart has seven offices in southern India (located mostly in Tier 3 cities), has a team of over 30 people, and works with a network of 1000+ local shops. We distribute products that improve the incomes...

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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor Positions

Job By Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division (IGSD) and First Year Seminar Program jointly seek three full-time Teaching Faculty at the Assistant level. Two of these positions will serve in the IGSD’s Global Program and one will be split between the First Year Program and IGSD. All positions are continuing, non-tenure track, 9-month appointments. For the Global Program, we seek faculty whose teaching, advising, and scholarly expertise...

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Mozilla’s Equal Rating Innovation Challenge – submission deadline January 6 2017

Competition By Mozilla

Are you an engineer working on connectivity issues in public housing in New York, or an entrepreneur creating the next M-PESA in Brazil, or researcher building new digital literacy tools in China? Mozilla’s Equal Rating Innovation Challenge is for you! The Challenge is focused on identifying creative new solutions – ranging from consumer products and mobile services to business models and infrastructure proposals – that connect the unconnected. Mozilla will award US$250,000...

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ReadWrite Labs IoT Startup Accelerator – Accepting Applications

Training By Readwrite labs

ReadWrite Labs, the world’s first and leading accelerator focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Connected World, is accepting applications for our January 2017 San Francisco class. The four-week accelerator program is specifically designed to give startups the critical information and skills founders and their teams need to get to market faster, smarter, and better prepared to achieve global success. APPLY NOW: http://readwritelabs.com/apply Email: labs@readwrite.comFirst Name: CraigLast Name:...

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Towards setting up e-waste Recycling Factories in India

Volunteer By na. independent It consultant

We would like to set up and demonstrate an e-waste recycling factory in India modeled on the SteP project of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Once proven in India, recycling entrepreneurs will be invited to copy from the model to set up recycling factories of their own. One of the founders of this Project, a senior Chemical Engineering Consultant with over 30 years experience in setting up and running chemical...

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Pollinate Energy International Fellowship

Fellowship By Pollinate Energy

Pollinate Energy is a social business based in Australia and India. We improve the lives of India’s urban poor by providing them with access to sustainable and affordable products that make their lives better. We also focus on engaging and inspiring the next generation of social leaders, which is where our Fellowship program comes in. The fellowship is a great opportunity to gain experience working in a successful social enterprise....

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Volunteer Project Engineer Wanted! Help build a school in rural Ghana

Volunteer By Nka Foundation

Join us as a workshop participant to help build one of the design entries in ours 4th EARTH ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION: Designing a School for Ghana. Take the community architecture CHALLENGE! Choose from one of the following workshops to participate: http://nkaprojects.boards.net/thread/61/workshops-building-design-entries . A student can use the opportunity for an internship, thesis or personal research. Be a part of this! In Abetenim, the children do not have local access to secondary...

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Low-Tech Wind Power Workshop Leader – Volunteer

Volunteer By Nka Foundation

Wanted! LOW-TECH WIND POWER WORKSHOP LEADER Do you know how to generate wind power as a clean energy source? Nka Foundation is currently looking for individuals with experience in the construction of low-tech wind power generation to come to Ghana or Tanzania to help lead a windmill construction workshop. Together with participants from around the world, we will build a prototype for replication in rural communities where there is no...

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Hardware Health Startups Mentors

Volunteer By Village Capital

The first Village Capital Health: Mexico program, held in partnership with Autodesk Foundation will bring together 12 of the most innovative health ventures for tailored engagements with investors, experienced entrepreneurs, and industry experts. At the end of the program, the two top companies as assessed by their peers will receive $75,000 dollars from VilCap Investments and Pomona Impact. The healthcare challenges in Mexico can have devastating effects on the people,...

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Crop Cooler Mozambique Pilot

Volunteer By ewb-usa.org

The Engineers without Borders – USA Service Corps is working with iDE (International Development Enterprises) to assess, design and implement a Post-Harvest Storage system.  The final system designed will give smallholder farmers in Mozambique the opportunity to safely harvest, store and transport high-value crops. Ultimately, it will give farmers access to markets to sell their crops, which will create income generation. The project team has completed the building design and...

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Project engineer – machine design/tooling

Volunteer By engineers without borders usa

The Engineers Without Borders-USA Research and Development Group has an ongoing project committed to finding uses for Brazil nut husks at processing plants in the Amazon jungle, and is in the process of investigating several different solutions. We seek someone with experience in machine design, specifically for manufacturing purposes. Volunteers will be tasked with designing a device capable of cutting shirt buttons out of a round, coconut-like object. Practical welding/creation...

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CTO and System Architect

Job By Lumeter Networks

Lumeter is searching for a highly-skilled CTO to fill out our core engineering team. Lumeter is the leading developer of PAYG technology. The perfect candidate is a confident systems-thinker that has spent many hours in the depths of object-oriented code, and is able to go from whiteboard collaboration to working prototype in 24 hours. More info at https://lumeternetworks.box.com/s/nbfhgusoaj4rxd3txmmvkr79voud0m3x Email: work@lumeter.netFirst Name: MitraLast Name: ArdronCompany: Lumeter NetworksJob Type: Job

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Software Developer

Job By Lumeter Networks

Lumeter is looking to expand its technical team, by adding an experienced developer in North America. Lumeter is the leading PAYG technology provider. We are looking for someone to join the development team for our client-facing web platform. We currently have a server written in Python, talking to JavaScript/CSS/HTML and via APIs to partner organizations. We also have client devices running C on microprocessors; so there is potential to work...

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Hardware Developer

Job By Lumeter Networks

Lumeter is looking to expand its technical team, by adding an experienced Hardware Developer in North America . Lumeter is the leading developer of PAYG technology. We are looking for someone with experience working with small processors to develop highly cost-constrained products. Our current products are built on the PIC family of processors, and talk to hardware such as metering chips; radios; GSM boards, etc. Programming is in C, and...

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