The Apps for Development Competition aims to bring together the best ideas from both the software developer and the development practitioner communities to create innovative apps using World Bank data.
The Competition challenges participants to develop software applications related to one or more of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Submissions may be any kind of software application, be it for the web, a personal computer, a mobile handheld device, console, SMS, or any software platform broadly available to the public.
In order to be considered for prizes, submissions must be original software applications solely owned by the entrant(s), which must use at least one of the World Bank datasets found at http://data.worldbank.org.
Interested participants must register for the contest on this webpage by creating an account between October 7, 2010, and January 10, 2011.
Prizes- First Prize: $15,000 USD, Second Prize : $10,000 USD: Third Prize : $5,000 USD