Startup E-Challenge is the challenge designed for university students and young graduates who want to test their skills in respect to one of the most important topics of our times: sustainable development.
Working individually or in a team of max. 3 people, you will have the chance to propose your idea for an innovative startup that will help communities to build a more sustainable future. Read below for more details!
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors: we borrow it from our children” - Native American proverb
According to the the UN Commission on Environment and Development, “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.
In September 2015 all the United Nations Member states met at the UN Sustainable Development Summit where they adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At its core are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), describing a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
Starting from Sustainable Development Goals 7,9,11, you shall develop your idea, possibly through the use of innovative technologies, in order to reach a greener future by 2030. Challenge and validate your project throughout mentors’ workshops and one-to-one tutoring sessions during the first 3 weeks of May 2021. You will receive feedbacks from a selected jury of experts on sustainability and business development and finally you might have the chance to pitch your idea in front of them during the final workshop of the challenge.To participate to the Challenge you need to design an idea for an innovative Startup concerning one or more of the selected Sustainable Development Goals. In the following paragraphs a more precise description of the Goals will be provided.
Take this chance to become part of the movement to shape the future toward the ‘2030 Agenda’ and have fun!
For first 3 winners
1° place | 200€ Amazon Voucher + consultancy on how to launch your career with POLIHUB experts + tutored gadgets
2° place | Udemy Voucher for a course of your choice + consultancy on how to launch your career with tutored experts + tutored gadgets
3° classificato | tutored gadgets
How it works
Register to the challenge
Participate to the briefing webinars
Submit your work