NITDA Calls For Innovation Challenge Entries – WCID2021

As part of UN World Creativity Innovation Day 2021, NITDA Nigeria is organizing an Innovation Challenge with the theme “Inspiring Creativity & Innovation in the Nigerian Digital Economy” to harness innovative & impactful solutions for the development of a vibrant digital economy.

The World Creativity and Innovation Day is a global UN day celebrated to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem-solving with respect to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the “global goals”.

The Agency is therefore calling on all Nigerians with innovative and impactful working solutions to make entries for the Innovation Challenge. Solutions will be evaluated based on job and wealth creation potential, originality, marketability, scalability, and inclusiveness.

Successful entries will have an opportunity to present their solutions to the Tech Industry Stakeholders.

Method of application
The event is scheduled as follows:

a) Submission of entries is via

b) The portal will be opened from April 12, 2021, till April 17, 2021

c) Entries will be evaluated and assessed by April 19, 2021, and successful ones will be required to do a 5-minute live pitch on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

For more inquiries contact Adaora Uzochukwu on

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