CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ITU Telecom World 2014’s Young Innovators Competition


Image Credits :ITU

Image Credits :ITU

 

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for innovative ideas on how ICTs can help smart cities to slow down or mitigate the effects of climate change and thereby improve people’s health.

This might include novel technologies or combinations of existing technologies, services, and systems which would shape a smart city. It may focus on monitoring or reporting on climate change, mitigating or adapting the impact of climate change on society, or on changes in technology and society that lead to a greener community.

BENEFITS

  • $5,000 USD in funding
  • Mentorship, Networking and high level exposure before an influential global audience of decision-makers
  • Working on concepts and ideas for new social start-ups which directly address climate change and its negative impact on health through a process of co-creation
  • Part of the select group of 10 young innovators from all over the world present at ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

ELIGIBILITY

  • An entrepreneur
  • 30 years of age and below

DEADLINE: 7th October, 2014

To apply and for more information visit here

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