Global Impact Challenges (GICs) are annual competitions organized by geography and theme.
These challenges are an open call to entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists, and engineers with the most innovative ideas for moonshot innovations and startups that can positively impact a billion people in 10 years.
The purpose of the SingularityU MENA GIC is to foster innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in the Middle East and North Africa with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years.
The challenge is open to residents and citizens in the MENA region: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria, Tunisia, Palestine, Yemen, Sudan, KSA, UAE, Kuwait, , Iraq.
Thematic areas include sustainable energy, climate-secure agriculture, and others.
The top 20 shortlisted finalists of this GIC will be invited to attend a bootcamp held in El Gouna, Egypt (July 19-24), before the final pitch event.
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What innovation would you develop to solve a global grand challenge within by using exponential technology within the Health, Education, Energy, Agriculture, Transportation, or Fintech industries?
For furhter information please visit https://su.org/gic/mena-2019/