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Singularity University launches Global Impact Competition 2015

Singularity University launches its Global Impact Competition 2015 in Central and Eastern Europe. Applicants from are invited to submit their projects aiming to improve the lives of at least a million people, leveraging the power of new technologies.

Singularity University (SU), is an organisation based at the NASA Research Park in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Singularity University’s mission is to educate, inspire and empower bright minds to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.

SU's Global Impact Competitions (GIC) aims to find projects that can positively impact the lives of people living in the specific regions where they are run. After the success of the first three GIC competitions in the CEE region, applications are now open for GIC 2015.

Applicants from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine should submit their projects aiming to improve the lives of at least one million people in Central Eastern Europe leveraging the power of accelerating technologies.

The winner will receive a sponsorship worth USD 30.000 to participate in the Graduate Studies Program (GSP) in Summer 2015. The sponsorship covers all tuition and lodging costs.

The finalists will present their projects at the Global Impact Competition CEE finals, in front of a selected jury drawn from SU Faculty and regional executives of major corporations. The finals will take place in Budapest, Hungary on the 9th of April 2015.

Applications are welcome on the competition’s website until March 8, 2015.