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Rice University — Business Plan Competition for Early-Stage Startups

The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University (Texas, USA) invites student teams to participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition 2018. Entrepreneurs receive the opportunity to pitch their startups to investors, receive mentoring, network with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and enhance their startup strategy. Typically, startups have a technology component in one […]

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Next Einstein Forum — Innovation Challenge for Africans

The Next Einstein Forum invites young African scientists and innovators to present their research driven innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to a panel of experts during the second Global Gathering in Rwanda (26-28 March 2018). African researchers and entrepreneurs may submit solutions in the categories Climate Smart Innovations (Energy, Agriculture, Circular Economy […]

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Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Youth Innovation Challenge

The CEC is looking for innovative ideas for green growth to address the complex sustainability challenges in North America. Residents of Canada, Mexico and the United States (and its territories) aged 18-30 are eligible to submit science, technology and business innovations. The winner will receive C$5 thousand in project seed funding and mentoring from the […]

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Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation — Science without Borders Challenge 2018

The Science Without Borders Challenge is an international student art competition. The theme for this year’s challenge is “Why Coral Reefs Matter”. Students are asked to use their artistic talents to create a piece of art that illustrates why coral reefs matter to them, their country, the world, and/or other organisms or ecosystems. The SWB […]

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Thought for Food Foundation — Thought For Food Global Challenge

The Thought for Food Foundation invites young teams to develop breakthrough solutions that address the global challenge of feeding 9+ billion people by the year 2050. TFF Challenge participants can win up to $25 thousand in cash prizes and participate in the TFF Startup Bootcamp, a 12-week workshop for social entrepreneurs. The ten Finalist Teams […]

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Hike & Cycle – Nature-Saving Scholarship for Students

Hike & Cycle awards Nature-Saving Scholarships to students who raise environmental awareness and support a responsible approach to outdoor activities using their writing skills. For this contest participants are asked to prepare a list of nature-saving rules on one of the following subjects: (1) Responsible Camping; (2) How Hikers Can Make Sure That They Don’t […]

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Inter-Research Science Center — Ecology Prizes 2018

The International Ecology Institute in Germany annually selects top performers worldwide in the field of ecology for the Ecology Institute Prize and the IRPE Prize. The winner of the Ecology Institute Prize will be awarded €6 thousand; the winner of the IRPE Prize will receive €3 thousand. Nominations are invited from research ecologists worldwide. The […]

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African Leadership Academy — Anzisha Prize for Young Innovators 2018

The Anzisha Prize is awarded to young innovators ages 15-22 in Africa who develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities. Past awards include innovations in energy, agriculture, and ecological consumer products. The grand prize winners will share prizes worth US$100 thousand. The next application cycle is 15 February to 01 April 2018. […]

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Women’s World Summit Foundation — Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life

The WWSF awards this Prize of US$1 thousand per laureate to honor women and women’s groups for exceptional creativity, courage, and commitment to improve the quality of life in rural communities. Each year, WWSF awards the Prize to between 5-10 creative rural women and women’s groups around the world. Nominations include biographical data about the […]

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BBVA Foundation — Awards in Frontiers of Knowledge, Nominations 2018

The BBVA Foundation annually makes awards to recognize innovative and fundamental advances in science, culture, and collaboration. Thematic areas include ecology and conservation biology; climate change; and development cooperation (among others). In each prize category, BBVA awards €400 thousand plus a diploma and a commemorative artwork. The awards are open to individuals and organizations of […]

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