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Call for Application for the Learning and Innovation Network for Knowledge and Solutions(LINK) Fund »

LINK is designed to help researchers and innovators to tackle some of the world's most complex development challenges related to science, technology, and innovation. We help LINK Winners locate the resources they need for collaborative problem-solving, enable them to collaborate effectively across distances and sectors, and connect them to a global network of problem solvers to successfully solve their challenge.


Dear Esteemed Colleague,
I hope this email finds you well. The Global Knowledge Initiative (GKI) has an important reminder regarding the latest round of LINK (Learning and Innovation Network for Knowledge and Solutions), our flagship network development program. We are writing to remind you that applications for LINK engagement are due on 17 January, 2014 at midnight Eastern (US) time.

As you no doubt know, LINK is designed to help researchers and innovators such as yourself as you tackle some of the world's most complex development challenges related to science, technology, and innovation. We help LINK Winners locate the resources they need for collaborative problem-solving, enable them to collaborate effectively across distances and sectors, and connect them to a global network of problem solvers to successfully solve their challenge.

For the fourth round of LINK, GKI seeks researchers and innovators working in East and Southern Africa in the fields of agriculture, food security, water and land management, and climate change. Benefits of the LINK program include a $5,000 USD prize, development of a collaborative innovation strategy, training on solving problems in teams, and the construction of an international network committed to solving your challenge.
Please note that applications are due via email. Please send your applications to GKI Program Officer Andrew Gerard at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). An independent technical committee will carefully review applications, and we will announce successful applicants in February or March 2014.

For more information regarding this call, and specific information on how to apply, please see the files attached to this message – 1. Request for engagement and 2. Benefits of the LINK program. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Warm Regards,

Andrew Gerard
Program Officer
Global Knowledge Initiative
c/o American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Avenue NW ∙ Suite 113 ∙ Washington, DC 20005
Mobile: 617.755.3232
Take the initiative and join us: http://globalknowledgeinitiative.org



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