Tech peace pioneers wanted

Innovators Magazine

Technological advances are reshaping the way the world works and a new accelerator is supporting the development of platforms focused on ending conflict and promoting sustainable peace.

Launched by the PeaceTech Lab and C5 Accelerate, with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS), the initiative – which labels itself as the ‘first cloud innovation centre’ – provides startups with eight weeks of financial and professional backing, along with access to international decision makers.

The full programme takes place in Washington and is open to startups anywhere in the world that are “designing, developing and using new and innovative technologies to help to bring about the end of violent conflict and promote sustainable peace.”

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