UNDP  Moldova – Sustainable Development Goals and Digital Transformation

Projects with impact on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Digital Transformation in Public and Private Sectors based on Digital Public Goods.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with E-Governance Agency (EGA), through the Accelerating Digital Transformation Project in Moldova, hereby announces an Expression of Interest for selecting innovative digital ideas under Innovation Challenge Scheme 5 contest, based on Digital Public Goods (Open Source Software, Open Data, Open Content, Open Standards and Open AI models, etc.), with impact on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Digital Transformation in Public and Private Sectors.

The main objectives and areas of support of the 5th Innovation Challenge Scheme are to surface, connect, build, and implement Digital Public Goods/ Open Source Solutions in a range of priority areas including but not limited to:
(Informagtion are provided for the convenience of potential users – state organizations, partners, developers – IT companies and volunteers – physical persons.)

1) Under economic growth stream:

  • Improved access to health, health practices and well-being;
  • Education and digital literacy;
  • Improved practices in agricultural and food industries;
  • Energy, green economy, circular economy, and clean environment;
  • Improved practices in manufacturing industries and product quality;
  • Logistics automation;
  • Tourism digitalization;
  • Access to markets (information, logistics, business management, skills);
  • Introduction of competitiveness-enhancing practices (such as digitalized inventory management);
  • Digital Certification;
  • e-commerce and improved supply chains;
  • Cyber security and fintech;
  • Financial inclusion (such as agricultural insurance);
  • Other areas related to SDGs;

2) Under public services stream:

  • MobiGov specific modules;
  • e-KYC and Facial Recognition as a central solution: feasibility, TOR and business case;
  • Enterprise chatbot;
  • Update to data.gov.md;
  • Government Enterprise Search Service;
  • e-Notary Core;
  • FOD components – Sectorial implementation and adoption;
  • Electronic Official Gazette (Official announcement portal);
  • Electronic auction platform;
  • e-Health solution (e-HR, e–Recipe, medical registers);
  • Register of registers;
  • Accounting solution for SMEs;
  • Stamp platform (Acize pentru produse);
  • Digitization of the appeals settlement process;
  • e-Reporting portal update;
  • M-Operations;
  • e-Legislation;
  • e-Inventory;
  • Platform for freelancers;
  • Platform for IT parks;
  • Scanning central solution;
  • Wood traceability;
  • Improve the SIME electronic grades register;
  • Develop and implement a unique diploma register;
  • Develop the interactive digital version of existing textbooks;
  • Develop reusable and scalable solutions for the use of VR solutions in the academia process especially in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.;
  • Develop a e-Research platform to publish and share information about ongoing and completed research initiatives, programs, grants, projects etc.;
  • Develop a national digital literacy program for adults and young people through short video lessons broadcast live on Facebook / Instagram / TV and other available media channels;
  • Create digital literacy courses and tests for public sector employees through elearning.gov.md;
  • Develop accessibility tools / toolsets for disabled people (especially Deaf and Hearing Impairments and Blindness and Visual Impairments), designated to improve the level of access to the public services, social life and the information associated them.