OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator
Call for proposals on “Accessibility Technology” and “Digital Health”
OPPO Research Institute initiates an innovation accelerator, empowering technology professionals and entrepreneurs to bring innovative solutions to life and create a better future together, based on the brand value proposition of “Inspiration Ahead”.
OPPO wants to take this opportunity to join forces with others who are trying to use technology to solve social issues. Through the program, OPPO hopes that virtuous technology and innovation can contribute to people’s daily life, and create a better and smarter life together.
The theme of the 2022 OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator is “Virtuous Innovation”. Applicants can submit proposals that fit this theme while targeting one of the two subjects — “Accessibility Technology” and “Digital Health”
The Accessibility Technology subject will focus on proposals that increase technological inclusiveness and cater to the diverse needs of different user groups in technological applications or products. Proposals will ideally provide solutions that improve adaption of existing technology for elderly users, support design for accessibility, improve ease of use for disadvantaged groups, etc. Proposals aims to identify ways in which the benefits of technology can be enjoyed by more people in a more accessibility way.
The Digital Health subject will focus on technology, products, and services related to healthy lifestyles and intelligent health services. Proposals should aim to leverage innovation in algorithms, sensor technology, data analysis, healthcare products, and healthcare ecosystems to help users improve their general health, their exercise habits, sleeping habits, diet, and mental health, etc. Through digital intelligence, proposals should offer safer and more effective health services and improve public awareness towards healthy living.
OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator is open to any individual, groups, organizations or institutions engaged in work related to scientific or technological innovation, or those conducting research in areas related to accessibility technology and digital health.
SCHEDULE & DATES
Phase 1 – Regional Challenge for Applicants based in Europe and Israel
Europe and Israel-based applicants can apply through the regional page event. For other region applicants, please apply via the global event page.
Phase 2 – Global Event
Deadline to apply: June 30th
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OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator is calling for innovative proposals all over the world. For more information about the global event, please head to to the global event page.