Tools and resources


On this page we will share practical tools and resources thay may help humanitarian organisations along the way in their efforts to innovate in partnership with the private sector. 

Innovative financing

  • Background paper for the conference "Innovative Financing – Business models for sustainable humanitarian action", organized by Innovation Norway and KPMG on 27th of November 2019. Download the paper here.
  • Whitepaper by World Economic Forum: Humanitarian Investing – Mobilizing Capital to Overcome Fragility. Click here to read. 


Tools for Innovation Friendly Procurement 

  • Step by step guide: how to do innovation friendly procurement in the humantiarian sector (made in collaboration with TINKR and The National Programme for Supplier Development.) Click her to download.
  • Practicle example: read up on how The Humanitarian Innovation Platform did a market dialogue for the DIGID project and check out the resources avaiable here:



Humanitarian Innovation Guide by Elhra

The guide is a growing online resource to help individuals and organisations find their starting point and navigate the humanitarian innovation journey. Check out the guide here.