Announcing the Recipients of the IEEE/MGCY Video Pitch Competition at G-STIC 2021
IEEE Entrepreneurship is excited to announce the 2021 video pitch recipients of the IEEE/Major Group on Children and Youth (MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!
Ndejje University is the ideation category recipient for the IEEE/Major Group on Children and Youth (MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!
MAA’VA is the founded start-ups category recipient for the IEEE/Major Group on Children and Youth (MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!
Find A Nurse is the mature category recipient for the IEEE/Major Group on Children and Youth (MGCY) Video Pitch Competition!
Organized by IEEE Entrepreneurship, in partnership with Major Group for Children and Youth, and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), 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 MGCY’s focus on people-and-planet centered innovation, giving participants a chance to contribute to global efforts towards the SDGs.
- Circular Education
- Climate Change
The judges for the IEEE/MGCY Video Pitch Competition included:
The videos were judged based on our 5 IEEE Entrepreneurship criteria:
- Diverse Team
IEEE Entrepreneurship and MGCY are organizing sessions at G-STIC 2022 from 17 – 19 January.
- Learning Lab: Mapping Innovation Ecosystems to Achieve the Knowledge Economy | 17 January 2022 | 10:30 – 12:00 GST (Dubai)
- Mobilizing Innovation Ecosystems to Achieve the Mission Economy | 19 January 2022 | 11:45 – 13:00 GST (Dubai)
Don’t miss the recipients sharing their stories and speaker discussions on various entrepreneurial-related topics!