Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.
Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Details and FAQs
- Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Details and FAQs
- How to Apply for the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
How can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems? The third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new innovative solutions that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.
Cisco is looking for innovative technology solutions from student entrepreneurs around the world that solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems.
When is the application deadline?
11th January 2019
Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?
What is the category of this opportunity?
How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?
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, 2017. 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.)
What are the benefits of the award?
In addition to a cash infusion to develop your solution, it will be reviewed by Cisco technology experts and high-profile judges. You’ll receive peer and industry validation for your solution, as well as have a great opportunity for global recognition and publicity.