We hereby open the call for citizens’ initiatives involving creative experimentation of African origin for the third edition of the Grigri Pixel programme, which will be held at Medialab Prado from 15 to 28 October 2018. You can send your proposals in up to 24 June 2018. The call goes out to organisations or groups that have a proven track record in the field of collaborative and free culture and in the promotion and generation of citizen collaboration and innovation networks in their local environment. Steps to submit the proposal: —> Read the introduction about Grigri Pixel here. —> Read the Bases for the call in the PDF attached inRead More →

Create the Smart Cities of Tomorrow In just 35 years, almost 70% of the world’s population will live in urban centers. Cities are our future – why not integrate them with innovative urban policies and truly intelligent systems? What’s your bold idea? Solve one of the four real-life case challenges within energy management or submit an original idea for efficient energy management in a city environment. Together with a partner, present your proposal through text or an infographic. Make it to the finals in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and stand to win the grand prize of a lifetime!   Everything you need to know is hereRead More →

Deadline: June 25, 2018 The AUIA Associate Programme (AAP), powered by Co-creation Hub, seeks student ambassadors. Are you a student of an African Tertiary institution interested in gathering data for academic research purposes? Interested in becoming a student ambassador for your University? Apply now! AAP, by Co-creation Hub is a strategic associate programme aimed at engaging students of African tertiary institutions as ambassadors to build the AUIA research repository by spotting groundbreaking academic research projects from their Universities. The programme will engage students in the process of spotting and gathering data on academic research projects across Nigeria. This programme equips university students with the skillsRead More →

Deadline: June 28, 2018 Applications are now open! This is an open call for ideas using immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism. Submit your ideas on how to accelerate immersive storytelling in news to win a share of $200,000, which they will award at the Online News Association conference in Austin, Texas Sept. 13-15, 2018. The Online News Association, Knight Foundation and Google News Initiative are partnering to launch this open call for ideas, offering ten grants of up to $20,000 each to test, refine and build out a project. The Journalism 360 Challenge How mightRead More →