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2019 Mission Billion Challenge

How can digital identification systems in developing countries be better designed or adapted to protect people’s privacy and empower them with greater control over their personal data?

Submissions are Closed

Challenge Overview

Welcome to the MIT Solve open innovation platform!

At MIT Solve, we use open innovation and crowdsourcing to solve global challenges. The World Bank Group’s ID4D initiative has launched the Mission Billion Challenge powered by MIT Solve to find innovative, practical, and cost-effective ‘privacy by design’ solutions that can be embedded into digital identification systems. Through our award-winning platform, innovators and organizations, wherever they are in the world, can submit their solution to this Challenge.

For more information on the Challenge, please visit the ID4D Mission Billion Challenge page

For questions about submitting to the Challenge, please email

Photo Credit: Daniel Silva Yoshiato


Accepting Solutions

  • Challenge Opens

Evaluating Solutions

  • Pitch Event in Washington D.C.
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