Medical devices

Call for innovative technologies that address global health concerns

Frequently asked questions

My technology has not yet received regulatory approval. Is my technology eligible for the call?

Yes, both technologies under development and commercialized technologies are eligible for the 2016 Call.

What kind of funding will be awarded to selected applications?

No monetary prize or grants will be awarded. Selected innovative technologies will be highlighted on the WHO website and will be shared with governments, donors and other stakeholders, with a view to generally fostering the development, availability of, and access to, innovative health technologies, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.

Is it possible to submit applications in different categories?

Only one application per person can be submitted.

Is it possible to partner with other persons or organizations to submit applications?

Yes. The responsible person can submit an application on behalf of the partners.