Open Innovation Challenges

The ADB Open Innovation Platform connects challenge givers and participants to ideate meaningful solutions.

Visit the platform today to learn about and participate in available challenges.

Do you have a challenge?

Share your challenge through the form below, and enjoy fresh new perspectives culled from the collective wisdom of the crowd. Contribute towards breakthrough innovations to uplift Asia and the Pacific. Tackle real challenge, for real impact.


Submit a Challenge Today

What makes a good challenge? Challenges should…

  • Be relevant to poverty alleviation in Asia and the Pacific

  • Otherwise have meaningful, positive impact to the region

  • Address problems with no currently existing solutions

  • Embrace the use of emerging technology

Name *
The challenge or task given to the participants. May be expressed in question form.

How It Works

Weeks 1-3

Define the challenge.

Weeks 4

Launch the challenge. First round of voting.

Weeks 5-12

Refine and collaborate.

Week 13

Select the best ideas. Second round of voting.

Week 14-15

Presentation and awarding.