Vodafone Americas competition for mHealth technology

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Vodafone Americas Foundation’s second annual Wireless Innovation Project, a $650,000 award competition to identify the most promising advances in wireless related technologies, is closing for proposals on 1 February. The $50,000 mHealth Alliance Award will be given to the project demonstrating the most potential to solve critical health issues, particularly in developing countries.  In addition to the award, the winner will participate in Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society’s Global Social Benefit Incubator Program (GSBI™) and receive strategic and networking assistance from the mHealth Alliance, an umbrella group founded by the Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation.  Final winners will be announced on April 19, 2010 at the annual Global Philanthropy Forum in Redwood City, California.   Infomation, application.