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The UN Technology Innovation Labs (UNTILs) are designed to move humanity forward, faster by focusing on the use of innovative technology to solve some of humanity's most pressing needs. Each UNTIL is based on different humanitarian themes that are central to the needs of individual Lab’s specific geolocation which, in turn, are aligned with the UN Mandates in Peace and Security, Human Rights and Sustainable Development. 

UNTIL activities in the labs worldwide have resulted in a successful first year of operations of the programme. Thanks to all… read more

UNTIL Interview: A Tech Innovator from the UN with a Mission of Inclusivity

As Head of the UNTIL programme, Maurizio Gazzola has spent the past few years focusing on a widely… read more

Looking back and celebrating – Video about highlights of UNTIL at SLUSH 2019

UNTIL Finland is one year old! Where better to celebrate than the startup and tech event SLUSH, where… read more

In the news


UNTIL in global headlines and stories

Tallinn Tehnopol Science Park in Estonia signed a letter of intent with UNTIL Finland. Together, they hope to further explore options to shoulder startups dedicated to solving health issues, through digital innovations with special attention given to novel solutions.

The SDG Booster workshops in Finland focusing on waste-to-energy and education will be organized digitally in autumn 2020. The workshops bring together companies, NGOs, financial instruments and thematic experts to develop solutions to address concrete needs identified from developing countries.

Four winners were selected for the Summer Of Solutions, Circular Economy challenge. The challenge aimed at selecting ideas for ICT tools and business process innovations related to circular economy, the goal being rapid and far-reaching improvements for society.

In the events


Stay updated for opportunities near you.

Join UNTIL Finland and Finnish partners in developing digital commercial solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)! This will be the 2nd Session of the Online SDG Booster workshops on 22 September 2020, focusing on circular economy, specifically waste-to-energy, including plastic waste.

Join UNTIL Finland and Finnish partners in developing digital commercial solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)! This will be the 2nd Session of the Online SDG Booster workshops focusing on the education sector and East Africa, taking place on 4 September 2020.

Join UNTIL Finland and Finnish partners in developing digital commercial solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)! This will be the 1st Session of the Online SDG Booster workshops on 2 September 2020, focusing on circular economy, specifically waste-to-energy, including plastic waste.

Worth watching and listening


Video and audio worth watching and listening to from across the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs.

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OICT

UNTIL is designed to support the journey to review, build, adopt and implement technology solutions to address challenges that Member States are facing. It functions as a start-up environment and creates a platform for collaborative problem solving between UN resources, Private sector, Academia and Civil Society.

UNTIL TechNovation

TECHNOVATION TALKS

The TechNovation talks at the United Nations feature specialists from academia, private and public sector who explain cutting-edge technologies and their possible uses in education, health, industry, agriculture, and other sustainable development sectors.

#RebootTheEarth

Reboot the Earth is a global social coding challenge to solve climate challenges by using technology and innovation under the auspices of the United Nations.

Science & Technology

Rebooters at UNTIL Malaysia took on the challenge of building a tech-based solution to protect the environment and promote biodiversity.