Global Innovation Challenge

Supported by SAP


Do you have an awesome idea to solve a social or environmental problem? Are you ready to take action, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone.

The 2021 Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge will take you from idea to entrepreneur – helping bring your idea to life AND sharpening your social business skills!

All applicants will receive FREE e-learning, specialist project development support and access to mentors as well as connection to a network of young changemakers like you! The first 500 applicants will also receive a VIP Ticket to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2021 and challenge finalists will compete for prizes of up to $10,000!

Are you aged 18-30 with a world-changing idea? Pre-register NOW and return to submit your idea by 10th July to be eligible.

Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge – Pre-register Now!

Take 2 mins to pre-register now, then return to submit your idea before the 10th July to be eligible for your FREE project support package (all applicants) and cash awards (finalists only). The first 500 applications will also receive a VIP ticket to the Social Enterprise World Forum! Good luck!

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July 16, 2021
Program dates Aug 10 - Sep 17, 2021
Organizer Social Shifters
Website Visit website
Africa, Antarctica Region, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Europe, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Northern America, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Sectors Sector agnostic
SDG (1)
17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal