About Innovation Marketplace



Modeled after the World Bank’s Innovation Marketplace (1998), the 2018 Innovation Marketplace is organized by the Georgetown Development Initiative and will be held in April 2018 at Georgetown University (Washington D.C.). Innovation Marketplace is an international development case competition that seeks to generate deeper conversations about the development challenges facing our global community, but more importantly to encourage the ideation of solutions to address such challenges.


  1. Provide a forum for the ideation and exchange of knowledge to solve global development challenges
  2. Connect aspiring change-makers with development practitioners
  3. Provide students with a better appreciation of the challenges in the field of development, and the complexities of solving these challenges

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IM2018 Booklet

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