Intercultural Innovation Award

Posted on May 11th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: registered not-for-profit organization Awards: total amount of the prize pool is USD 100,500

Description

Since 2011, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group have engaged in a historic partnership geared towards creating a new model for collaboration between the private sector and the UN system. Together, they have established the BMW Group Award for Intercultural Innovation, in support of the Alliance of Civilizations, under the auspices of the United Nations (otherwise known as The Intercultural Innovation Award), whose mandate is to select highly innovative grassroots projects that promote intercultural dialogue and understanding, making vital contributions to prosperity and peace.

Eligibility Organizations must be registered as a not-for-profit organization, such as a non-governmental organization, charitable... Read More »

Urban SOS: hOUR City – Global Student Competition

Posted on May 10th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 July 2017 Open to: students Award: a total of USD 15,000 in prize money will be distributed among the finalist teams, and the winning team will receive up to USD 25,000 of in-kind support from AECOM to implement a pilot of their proposal

Description

Presented by AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, hOUR City is this year’s Urban SOS™ student ideas competition.

The organizers are asking students to propose new solutions to tackle housing, transportation, or economic development challenges and to re-imagine what a future “hour city” boundary can be.

Eligibility Students must form a multidisciplinary team of two to five members to enter, and include students from two disciplines at a minimum; Entrants must be enrolled in... Read More »

Andreu World International Design Contest 2017

Posted on April 27th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Open to: both design students and to professionals, with no age limit Costs: no entry fee

Description

Andreu World launches its 17th annual International furniture Design Contest and opens registration for 2017.

The competition is open to both design students and to professionals, with no age limit. Participants are invited to submit new designs for a wooden chair and/or table.

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The following requirements from the competition briefing are relevant:

Seating: The main material used shall be Beech wood, Oak wood or Walnut. Chairs may be upholstered to a greater or lesser extent, if considered appropriate and veneered board or plywood; Tables: The main material used shall be Beech wood, Oak wood or... Read More »

The European Transport Innovation Challenge

Posted on April 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 2 May 2017 Open to: young innovators 35 years old or less from EU or countries associated with Horizon 2020 programme Benefits: free trip to Strasbourg (France) to follow the ITS Congress, networking with professionals and personal coaching

Description

This transport innovation Challenge will reward transport innovators for their ideas for a cleaner and more efficient future in transport.

The EU is committed to cutting CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030 and by 80% by 2050. With transportation accounting for one quarter of CO2 emissions, there is a need to radically transform the way people and goods are transported. This Challenge will help move the EU along the path of decarbonisation and sustainable growth.

Eligibility

The idea can come... Read More »

Clements Worldwide’s Expat Youth Scholarship

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Grants, Scholarships, Sponsored GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Open to: international students aged 13 to 21 Scholarship: a total of USD 10 000 in scholarships

Description

Clements Worldwide is pleased to announce the launch of its 9th annual Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS). The Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) program is designed exclusively for students aged 13 to 21 experiencing life in foreign countries amidst unfamiliar cultures. The EYS contest is a testament to Clements’ ongoing commitment to the international expatriate community. Clements will award USD 10 000 in scholarship funds to the winners.

Eligibility Students ages 13-21 of any nationality who have resided in a foreign country for at least six consecutive months; To qualify for the ages 13-16 category, you must be aged between 13-16 (born between 2001 and 2004); To qualify... Read More »

European Science Contest

Posted on April 21st, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: young people, between 10 to 14 years or 15 to 20 years old from EU or associated countries Prize: Rank 1: EUR 3.000; Rank 2: EUR 2.000; Rank 3: EUR 1.000

Description

SciChallenge is a European-wide contest for young people, who are excited about NATURAL SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING or MATHEMATICS

You can choose a topic from our 50 topic sheets or you can also work on a topic of your choice and create a poster, a presentation or a video.

After you have submitted your poster, presentation or video, you will have the chance to get invited to the final award event in Vienna.

Eligibility

 

The SciChallenge contest is aiming at young people, who are either... Read More »

Contest: Simple Office Accessories Product Design

Posted on April 10th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Open to: everyone Award: EUR 5000, global promotion and product signature

Description

The title of the contest is “Simple Office Accessories”. We are in search of that dusty old idea of yours that has been laying somewhere in your closet or on your computer disk for a while now. The one that popped in your head when you faced a problem no one has solved yet. The one that you know could have a great impact on people’s lives but you just never found the time or resources to realize it.

The theme of this contest is Simple Office Accessories and it addresses everyday problems in the office. We believe you have some great solutions... Read More »

Ghost Project 2017: The New Nomads – Design Competition

Posted on April 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 April 2017 Open to: young designers Award: participation at the Mikser Festival 2017 — Southeast Europe’s largest regional festival of creativity and innovation taking place in Silos of Žitomlin mill in Belgrade, Serbia

Description

As part of its 2017 event and the Ghost Project, Mikser Festival is hosting an international design competition under the slogan “The New Nomads“.

Ghost Project 2017 calls for young designers to share their vision on how prompt design interventions can improve lives of people on the move, be their mobility deliberate or forceful, and enable them to make a new place their home.

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The organizers are looking for innovative design solutions for multi-functional domestic objects, mobile workplace units, learning tools... Read More »

BBVA Open Talent Ideas Challenge

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: no restrictions Award: EUR 10,000 in prize money

Description

In a challenging environment of low interest rates, what business models for financial solutions could make sense for both banks and customers?

Come up with innovative ideas and solutions of what a mutually beneficial banking business model would look like; one that creates opportunities for our customers while remaining profitable, considering the climate of low interest rates.

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On May 12th the 10 finalists will be announced and invited to enjoy a two-day session in Madrid. They will be invited to the BBVA headquarters in Madrid, where they will have the opportunity to present their idea to a committee of BBVA experts and discuss the... Read More »

CIMBA MBA Leadership Challenge

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Open to: university graduates Award: one of several major scholarships for up to USD 10,000 to attend the University of Iowa’s CIMBA full-time MBA program

Description

CIMBA MBA Leadership Challenge offers you to win a scholarship for up to USD10,000 to attend the University of Iowa’s CIMBA international, a leadership focused full-time MBA program!

Take the next step with a one-year MBA taught in the north-east of Italy with the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business. With a genuine focus on personal growth and leadership development, the Tippie College of Business is known for its high-level of instruction by top U.S. professors, giving you an internationally recognized degree from a world-class institution.

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Multiple scholarships (partial)... Read More »