Updated Jun 24, 2020


Offered by United Nations Development Programme

The Future City Innovation Challenge is an open and competitive call for proposals from civil society organizations, private sector, universities, media, public institutions that offer innovative and technology-based, yet customized solutions that would make Banja Luka smarter, greener, more resilient, inclusive and sustainable. This Future City Innovation Challenge aims to bring such ideas to life, catalyze action, and test innovative solutions that contribute making Banja Luka a city of the future.

The main objective of the Future City Challenge Is to:

Stimulate Design and implementation of a portfolio of innovative and technology-based solutions that help build a more equitable, accessible, and enjoyable city to live in.

Instigate Collaboration Among multi-sectoral city stakeholders to co-design blueprint solutions that contribute to a futurecity.

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Jul 26, 2020Deadline
Up to $28,857Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Focus AreasHousing and Infrastructure
Transport & Supply Chains
Social Development (Youth)

The following applicants are eligible to apply under the Future City Innovation Challenge:

  • Non-governmental organisations;
  • Private sector;
  • Public institutions (agencies, institutes, art and culture, etc.) and utilities;
  • Public and private universities;
  • Public and private elementary and secondary schools;
  • Innovation hubs and technology centres;
  • Media.

Other Requirements

Management Team

Applicants can submit applications individually. However, this Future City Innovation Challenge encourages:

  • partnership between eligible stakeholders within a proposal;
  • informally connected tripartite coalitions between applicants who tackle each of the three priority areas within a connected set of three separate applications that together represent an inter-linked, cross-sectoral and more systemic solution for the selected area.

Application Directions

Submit your proposal by post or in person to the following address: Trg Republike Srpske 1/C178000 Banja LukaUNDPin Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Future City Innovation ChallengeEach envelope should be marked “Future City Challenge”.


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