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Call for Code Global Challenge, USA

Last updated: Apr 29, 2022

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Target: All Countries,

Award Value: $200,000.00 USD Available,

Host Institution: Call for Code Global Challenge


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Call for Code Global Challenge, USAThrough the Call for Code Global Challenge, you can learn about AI, cloud development, and emerging technologies while you make a difference. Form a team and take on sustainability issues from improving supply chains to clean energy solutions and protection of biodiversity.

Global Challenge Details

As part of the 5th annual Call for Code Global Challenge, design and build an open-source solution in the cloud to take on a sustainability issue. We’re calling on teams of developers and problem solvers to leverage open innovation and develop technology solutions that address specific global sustainability problems in unique, clearly demonstrable ways. The top Global Challenge solution receives implementation support from IBM and the Call for Code ecosystem to make a real impact in the communities with the greatest need.

The Global Challenge is a competition that asks developers and problem solvers to build sustainable open-source solutions that address the world’s greatest social and humanitarian issues.

seeks effective, creative, and sustainable applications built during the 2022 the Global Challenge period running from April 26, 2022, at 12:00 am PDT to October 31, 2022, at 11:59 pm PDT, that have a lasting, positive, and significant impact.

Grand Prize

$200,000.00 USD (Distributed by Call for Code LLC)

  • The Call for Code Global Prize 
  • Opensource support from The Linux Foundation
  • Solution implementation support from IBM and the Call for Code ecosystem.

Eligibility Criteria

Contestants must not be employees, employers, officers, and directors of:

  • IBM Group, including Red Hat
  • Government agencies, departments, branches, instrumentalities, and public enterprises, whether regional, national, or local
  • Any advertising and promotion agencies and those individuals and entities involved in the preparation of materials for, administration, organization (including David Clark Cause), and/or execution of this event and/or this Contest (all collectively the “Promotion Entities”), and, and
  • The immediate family members.

Prior to registering for the Event, each participant, whether individually or as part of a team, must ensure:

  • Their eligibility to participate, intellectual property, and acceptance of prizes.
  • They are university or college students employed by their educational institution for part-time work, through work-study programs or otherwise, and are eligible to participate in the Contest.
  • All team members must be students who have been enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education at any time during the 2022 Call for Code Global Challenge (April 26, 2022 – October 31, 2022).

Entry Procedure

To participate in the Challenge, contestants will need to create a profile on the Official Application page using the below link to register.

Website and Application Link


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