Utility Cut-off date: Would possibly 2d 2018
Misk Grand Demanding situations objectives to assist younger folks alternate the sector via empowering them to create contemporary, leading edge answers to world demanding situations dealing with the following technology.
Misk Grand Demanding situations is a collaboration between the Misk Basis, a non-profit philanthropic basis established via HRH Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to empower younger folks to reach the data financial system, and the Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis, which finances world well being and building techniques for the sector’s poorest folks.
Within the subsequent 3 years, Misk Grand Demanding situations plans to release new demanding situations each six months, providing 100 innovators the world over a grant of $100,000 to increase their inventive concepts right into a concrete evidence of idea.
The demanding situations will center of attention on two subject matters (with extra coming quickly)
- World Citizenship
We would like vivid concepts for the way younger folks can assist ship the World Targets for Sustainable Construction.
We would like leading edge answers to develop into our schooling techniques and empower younger folks to reach the data financial system.
We’ll make a selection the winners in response to how neatly your concepts triumph over the problem. If you’ll be able to then use your $100,000 grant to increase your concepts right into a a success evidence of idea, you could have a possibility to use for extra investment.
- Misk Grand Demanding situations plans to open two software home windows each and every yr, for 3 years. Every window might come with new demanding situations in addition to proceed earlier demanding situations.
- The primary software window opens on 14 November 2017 and might be open for 6 months.
- Tasks aren’t required to be targeted specifically geographic spaces.
- There is not any age requirement, however we in particular inspire younger folks to use.
- Misk Grand Demanding situations innovators must be connected to an establishment in a position to receiving a grant. Our grants might not be made to person folks.
- Your proposed answers must goal folks underneath 30, along with any particular standards discussed in person demanding situations.
- Awards general US $100,000 each and every, to be equipped over two years, with a possibility to use for follow-on investment afterwards.
Along investment, winners might be invited to enroll in a community of worldwide alternate makers via:
- Attending the 2d annual ‘Goalkeepers’ match in September 2018. Arranged via the Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis and Challenge Everybody, this match objectives to boost up growth at the World Targets via bringing in combination new generations of leaders to take on excessive poverty and illness.
- Attending the Misk World Discussion board, an annual collecting that brings younger leaders, creators and thinkers along with established world innovators to discover, revel in and experiment with techniques to fulfill the demanding situations of alternate.
- becoming a member of a digital neighborhood of Grand Demanding situations awardees and companions a community of over 2,500 awardees
How one can Take part:
Make a selection a problem
We would like answers to important demanding situations. Browse our listing of Grand Demanding situations and discover a problem that evokes you.
Suggest a resolution
Get ready a challenge along with your method to the problem and ship it to us.