Applications Open for the 2nd Edition of Innovate for Refugees Competition

25 Aug, 2017

Background

Applications are open for MITEF Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition) which is designed to attract the best tech-driven solutions addressing the refugee crisis.

Launched on World Refugee Day in 2016, the Innovate for Refugees program is an initiative by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab to find and reward innovative and tech-driven solutions for life threatening challenges faced by refugees worldwide.

When launched, the initiative gathered around over 30 community partner organizations that have helped in spreading the world and running local events to raise awareness on the challenges faced by refugees and encourages individuals to team up and innovating possible solutions.

Benefits

  • Coaching and Mentorship
  • Regional and International Exposure
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Equity Free Prize Money

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least two members per team
  • At least one Arab national on the team
  • Needs to be tech-driven
  • Solves a refugee problem

To Apply

For more information and to apply for this opportunity, visit the website below:

http://innovateforrefugees.mitefarab.org/

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