IEEE Connecting the Unconnected Challenge 2024
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The IEEE Connecting the Unconnected Challenge is an annual, global competition that solicits solutions from start-ups, grassroots organizations, universities, or individuals with projects or ideas to bridge the digital divide in innovative ways. Organized by IEEE Future Networks and other partners, the competition seeks applications from early-stage projects that offer unique ways to increase Internet access and usage for unconnected populations/geographies.

This is our submission portal, but for more detailed information about the IEEE CTU program, visit our website at

Submit your 500 word abstract by June 5, 2024 for Phase I.

Please see the file "CTU Challenge Rules" in the Downloads section for the competition rules.

Read more about the IEEE CTU Challenge Rules Here