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All eligible individuals/teams/suppliers can register for the challenge. Each individual must register separately.

Online participation is welcome.

All entries must agree to the NATO Innovation Challenge official rules.


Each individual can only be on one team.

Teams of one are welcome. Multiple individuals can form a team.

A team can submit more than one abstract.


You are a member of the elite group of problem solvers, technologists, and experts in human capability development. We are looking for your help in preparing our first responders and leaders at all levels to operate in a fast-paced environment, understand and decide in unpredicted and complex crises, and manage a very dynamic technology and information environment.

Concepts and prototypes of Organizational and/or Technological, solutions are welcome.

Learn more about the scenario and background

Selection et pre-selection

Based on their abstracts, teams are preselected on 24 Nov to compete and present their solutions on Pitch Day on 10 Dec.

Winning teams are selected on Pitch Day.


  • Usefulness: potential impact of proposed solution on challenge topic
  • Innovativeness: genuinely new idea or an already existing solution adapted for this Challenge?
  • Feasibility: is the solution easy and cheap to develop and implement?

Rewards include,

Relevant solutions could potentially support development of future concepts, doctrine, STANAGs, user requirements, capability development, etc. stage-time at NATO-wide events.

Ask questions: for Innovation Hub account in the forum

for others through email at [email protected]