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8th Annual DEVELOPMENTXCHANGE Event for Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development


Organized by
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway (Norad), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

This event brings together our current innovators, as well as promising candidates for the Round 8 awards. This year, our program received an impressive set of nearly 500 applications.

The DevelopmentxChange is a key feature of the Saving Lives at Birth program, bringing together a community of diverse innovators who are tackling this challenge through advancements in science and technology, innovative service delivery models, and novel demand generation approaches. Over the last 7 years, they have sourced and supported 115 distinct innovations and seen many of their recipients receive global recognition and accolades for the impact they have achieved.