Global Alliance Innovation Exchange is an Innovate UK KTN programme specially designed to help UK and international organisations search for game-changing solutions to innovation challenges. Through the programme, we support innovation transfer by matching industry or societal challenges to innovative companies from across a diverse range of sectors. Our success is built on our deep sector expertise, trusted independence and global network.

The Global Alliance Africa project team have produced a video to ‘walk you through’ the Global Alliance Innovation Exchange platform and what to expect when applying for a challenge online. There are currently five open challenges for Africa and you can apply via the link below. Don’t forget to watch the video first as a handy guide.



  • Re-use, Re-fill, Re-imagine: Innovative solutions for informal trade within South Africa (Deadline 28 January 2022)
  • Re-use, Re-fill, Re-imagine – Innovative solutions for online consumer products within South Africa (Deadline 28 January 2022)


Flamingo Horticulture

  • Methods for Detection and Screening of False Codling Moth within produce in Sub Saharan Africa (Deadline 28 January 2022)
  • Approaches to managing False Codling Moth in horticultural crops (Deadline 28 January 2022)


WEEE Centre

  • Innovate with Cathode Ray Tubes – Reuse and Recycle Challenge (Deadline 11 February 2022)


Can you identify innovative solutions to significant and immediate global challenges? We’d love to hear from you!


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