Winners – 2017


A smartphone-based detection platform that is able to quantitatively measure the level of a disease pathogen in environmental and patient samples. more


An acoustic shot detector integrated into tracking collars used with elephants and other mammals across Africa to automatically notify authorities when shots are fired. more


A solution for millions of unbanked people to access digital financial services through scalable and sustainable mobile application. more

Winner Badge - Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project

Meet the Winners

  • Jacqueline Callihan Linnes: PathVis team member
  • Tamara Kinzer-Ursem: PathVis team member
  • Akos Ledeczi: WIPER team member
  • George Wittemyer: WIPER team member
  • Wes Wasson: DreamSave team member
  • Sarah Emerson: DreamSave team member
Wireless Innovation Project winners’ trophy: colorful basket woven from phone wire
Photo: Bridge for Africa

From Wired to Wireless

The story behind the Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project winners’ trophy