GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2022 (CHF 10’000 Prize)

GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2022 (CHF 10’000 Prize)

Deadline: September 22, 2022

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is accepting entries for the 2022 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It is intended to encourage and recognise excellence in contributing to new approaches to enhancing sustainable global security. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovationsoriginal research or grassroots initiatives.

The winners (first, second and third place) will be announced publicly during an event to be held in November 2022. The prize for the application coming in first position is CHF 10’000 and a certificate of excellence. The two other finalist applications will receive a certificate of recognition.

Prizes

  • First position is CHF 10’000 (paid via bank transfer) and a certificate of excellence.
  • Two Finalists will receive a certificate of recognition. No equivalent or
    alternative will be provided.

Eligibility

The prize is awarded for projects by any individual, group of individuals, or organisation (from private or public sectors), which contribute to global security and have been submitted for consideration according to these rules and regulations.

  • Applications may come from any country, but the projects should go beyond national borders in their reach or thinking and seek to address global security in innovative ways or through new ideas. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research, or grassroots initiatives.
  • Applications must be in English.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Dedication to sustainable global security;
  • Preservation of human dignity, security and justice;
  • Creativity;
  • Originality.

Application

Applications must be submitted via the online application form in order to be considered for the prize, and shall include:

  • a project abstract of 250 words maximum;
  • a well-developed project description which should not exceed 750 words in length;
  • a description of the technical process of the project submitted (if applicable);
  • an estimate of the budget required for the project;
  • an explanation of how the project provides a novel contribution to the field of global security;
  • a description of the short-term and long-term impact of the project in the field of global security;
  • up to five image files (optional).

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit GCSP Prize.

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