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  • Confrence
  • DATE :
    30 May 2018
  • REGION :
    Singapore

UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab 2018 in Singapore (Funded)

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Description:

UNLEASH is a global innovation lab that brings together people from all over the world to transform 1,000 personal insights into hundreds of ideas, and build lasting global networks around the Sustainable Development Goals. Source global top talents with the vision and drive required to disrupt conventional solutions and create a better and more sustainable world. Accelerate next generation ideas and partner talents with individuals, companies, NGOs, government agencies, investors and foundations that are at the forefront of innovation and global development. Support winning ideas towards realization through ongoing support, online hubs, and a venture fund setup which can ensure financial backing of the most transformative and viable ideas. The winning ideas can both be for profit and non-profit.

Eligibility:

  • Creative and innovative people from all regions of the world
  • Passionate about solving some of the world’s pressing challenges
  • Excited about engaging in co-creation with peers and experts
  • Academics, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and technical experts
  • Primarly 20 to 35 years old
  • High proficiency in English with the ability to engage in complex discussions

UNLEASH is not an accelerator for existing ideas, but rather a place for new ideas and collaboration. UNLEASH seeks to source early stage ideas and applicants need to e willing to work with others. As such applicants will not qualify for UNLEASH if they:

  • Are not willing to work on completely new ideas or to challenging their existing idea significantly through collaboration woth other participants.
  • Launched their current idea in an entrepreneurial or intrepreneurial capacity that they are working on full-time, and intend to only use UNLEASH to further this idea.
  • Have generated revenue or raise funding for their current/newest idea, and intend to use UNLEASH to work on this idea.
  • Have multiple full-time paid employees working on their current/newest idea, and intend to use UNLEASH to ony work on this idea.

Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to solving some of the world’s pressing challenges
  • Possession of a creative and innovative mindset
  • Proven track record of making contributions to solving social causes
  • Willingness to engage in co-creation with peers and experts

Costs:

All costs related to participation in the program will be covered by the UNLEASH association including flight travel to Singapore, accomodation, food, curriculum and facilitation for the entire event.

However:

  • You need to pay your flight tickets up front. After the program you will get your flight tickets reimbursed to your bank account.
  • All talents are asked to pay a fee of $150 USD to mitigate no shows and to ensure that they do not have empty seats where other talents could have come.
  • You should include an ask for scholarship when applying.

Application Process