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Призы от Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

Applications are currently open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 with an aim to recognize new innovative solutions that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment.

Prizes

        $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner.

        $75,000 USD First Runner Up: A single team will be designated first runner up.

        $25,000 USD Second Runners Up: Three teams will be designated the Second Runners Up and will receive $25,000 USD each.

        $10,000 USD Third Runners Up: Four teams will be designated the Third Runners Up and will receive $10,000 USD each.

        $10,000 USD People’s Choice: The finalist entry that receives the most votes will receive the People’s Choice Award.

Eligibility Criteria

        This challenge is open to individuals and teams of students or recent alumni from any college or university.

        For participants to be eligible, at least half of the team’s members must be students currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution or have received a degree after March 1, 2016. If entering as a business entity, at least 25% of the business must be owned by individuals that meet the above qualifications. Individual students and recent grads may also apply. For detailed eligibility requirements, please click here.

        Eligible solutions (technologies, products or services) must:

        Incorporate IoT/digitization as part of the solution

        Have a positive social, environmental or economic impact (e.g. health, education, accessibility, critical human needs (food, water, disaster response/recovery, safety, etc.)

Deadline: 12 January 2018 For more information, please visit Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge.