Announcing the Recipients of the IEEE/UN-MGCY Video Pitch Competition

G-STIC 2020
14
Sep

Announcing the Recipients of the IEEE/UN-MGCY Video Pitch Competition at G-STIC 2020

IEEE Entrepreneurship is excited to announce the 2020 video pitch recipients of the IEEE/UN Major Group on Children and Youth (UN-MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!

TIREGRID is the ideation category recipient for the IEEE/UN Major Group on Children and Youth (UN-MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!

 

myclinic.ng is the founded start-ups category recipient for the IEEE/UN Major Group on Children and Youth (UN-MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!

 

Organized by IEEE Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the UN-MGCY, this year’s video pitch competition was open to organizations and companies with smart, original, and innovative ideas on technological solutions and/or business concepts that hold great potential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially in light of the ‘decade of action’ to accelerate progress between 2020-2030. Students, researchers, companies, and individuals will compete in three different categories: ideation, founded start-ups, and mature companies.

Each category supports IEEE’s mission of “Technology for the Benefit of Humanity” and the UN MGCY’s focus on people-and-planet centered innovation, giving participants a chance to contribute to global efforts towards the SDGs.

  • Energy
  • Oceans
  • Food
  • Health
  • Circular Education
  • Housing
  • Climate Change

The judging panel consisted of the IEEE 2019 G-STIC video pitch competition winners.

Mohamed El Dallal | Innovideas LLC.

Venkat Rajaraman | Cygni

Rex Tan | Aevice Health

Carolina Rojas | UN-MGCY

Janati Nakimera | Solar Net metering

 

The videos were judged based on our 5 IEEE Entrepreneurship criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Market
  • Product
  • Diverse Team
  • Traction
Be inspired by the stories of our 2019 video pitch recipients of the IEEE/UN-MGCY Video Pitch Competition include:

Greenovation: Among the video pitches on products originating from workshops and competitions that support any of the selected Sustainable Development Goals, Greenovation (Bhutan) was selected as the winner.

AEvice Health: Among the video pitches by companies launching a market-ready product that supports any of the selected Sustainable Development Goals, AEvice Health (Singapore) was selected as the winner.

Cygni Energy: Among the video pitches by growth companies generating substantial sales of products that support any of the selected Sustainable Development Goals, Cygni Energy (India) was selected as the winner.

IEEE Entrepreneurship and UN-MGCY are organizing a session at G-STIC 2020 from 26 – 29 October.
Don’t miss the recipients sharing their stories and speaker discussions on various entrepreneurial related topics!

 

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