Launch of Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project!

The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ is pleased to announce the launch of our Wireless Innovation Project™, a new competition that seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social issues around the world.

We hope you will help spread the word to potential applicants by forwarding the attached fact sheet and press release, and directing them to the Foundation website at: or directly reach the Project website at:

Three winners will be awarded prizes of $300,000, $200,000 and $100,000 for unique, late-stage wireless innovations that offer the best potential for creating social change in the areas of education, health, economic development, the environment and access to communication.

The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project™ is open to projects submitted by applicants from universities and nonprofit organizations based in the United States. Eligible projects must:

  • Demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach that uses an innovation in wireless related technology to address a critical global issue
  • Hold the potential for replication and large scale impact
  • Include a business plan or basic framework for financial sustainability and rollout

Applications will be accepted online from November 17 to February 2 at

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Thank you very much for spreading the word about the Wireless Innovation Project™, and helping to discover innovations that can change the world.