NFTE World Series of Innovation

Ages:High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship, Global Affairs

Scope:International

Registration Opens
Sep 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Dec 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Not Currently Available

The NFTE World Series of Innovation is a global online competition that challenges young people (ages 13-24) to come up with innovative ideas to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the world today and win cash prizes for ideas to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Young innovators around the globe enter the competition every fall to vie for a piece of a prize pool worth more than $20,000.

HOW TO COMPETE Explore the nine innovation challenges in this competition cycle and see what grabs your interest.

  • PICK A CHALLENGE: Which of the challenges gets your brain ticking and your creativity flowing?
  • BRAINSTORM: Click on a Get Started or Accept Challenge button to begin, then start the rapid ideation! Set a timer and come up with as many ideas as you can in short order. Pick the best one to work on. A teacher or coach can help you brainstorm, but the entry you submit must be your own original work.
  • SUBMIT YOUR IDEA: Once you get your password, log in to build your entry online and submit whenever you're ready. Do it all in one session or save your work and come back later to finish. Just be sure to submit by the deadline. The next set of challenges launches September 15, 2021 and entries are due by December 15, 2021.

NFTE World Series of Innovation Award

Individual Award.

The three highest-scoring entries in each category receive cash prizes. The 1st place winner receives $1500. The 2nd place winner receives $600 and the 3rd place winner receives $300.

Website: https://www.nfte.com/competitions/nfte-world-series-of-innovation/

Managing Organization: The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Contact:

https://innovation.nfte.com/contact-us

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
Anyone between the ages of  13-24 may participate. Compete solo or invite a few friends to join you and compete as a team. Teams can be affiliated with schools or youth development organizations or they can be wholly independent. Educators interested in using the World Series of Innovation in the classroom or encouraging student participation as an extracurricular enrichment opportunity can access a robust toolkit with additional resources.

Registration Opens
Sep 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Dec 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York

Overview

The NFTE World Series of Innovation is a global online competition that challenges young people (ages 13-24) to come up with innovative ideas to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the world today and win cash prizes for ideas to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Young innovators around the globe enter the competition every fall to vie for a piece of a prize pool worth more than $20,000.

Process

HOW TO COMPETE Explore the nine innovation challenges in this competition cycle and see what grabs your interest.
  • PICK A CHALLENGE: Which of the challenges gets your brain ticking and your creativity flowing?
  • BRAINSTORM: Click on a Get Started or Accept Challenge button to begin, then start the rapid ideation! Set a timer and come up with as many ideas as you can in short order. Pick the best one to work on. A teacher or coach can help you brainstorm, but the entry you submit must be your own original work.
  • SUBMIT YOUR IDEA: Once you get your password, log in to build your entry online and submit whenever you're ready. Do it all in one session or save your work and come back later to finish. Just be sure to submit by the deadline. The next set of challenges launches September 15, 2021 and entries are due by December 15, 2021.

Criteria

Awards

NFTE World Series of Innovation Award

Individual Award.

The three highest-scoring entries in each category receive cash prizes. The 1st place winner receives $1500. The 2nd place winner receives $600 and the 3rd place winner receives $300.

Participate

Website: https://www.nfte.com/competitions/nfte-world-series-of-innovation/

Managing Organization: The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Contact:

https://innovation.nfte.com/contact-us

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Anyone between the ages of  13-24 may participate. Compete solo or invite a few friends to join you and compete as a team. Teams can be affiliated with schools or youth development organizations or they can be wholly independent. Educators interested in using the World Series of Innovation in the classroom or encouraging student participation as an extracurricular enrichment opportunity can access a robust toolkit with additional resources.

Deadlines

Registration Opens
Sep 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Dec 15, 2021 12:01am
America/New_York