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Join the G-STIC Student & Research Challenges

Take up the challenge

Win a free participation in the first global conference on technology for the SDGs


You’ve got a smart, original idea on technology that holds potential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? You are researching new technologies that will impact the achievement of the SDGs?

The G-STIC 2017 Student & Research Challenges are launched to encourage students, PhD students and junior researchers worldwide to come up with original and innovative ideas on new technological solutions that hold great potential for achieving the SDGs. After registering below, you will be invited to submit a pitch - including a short video pitch - within any of these 9 technology themes:

More information can be found in the G-STIC 2017 Student & Research Challenges flyer.


Who can join?

The G-STIC 2017 Student Challenge is open to all undergraduate and (post)graduate students. PhD students and junior researchers whose research work is involved with any of the technology themes addressed at G-STIC2017, are welcome to join the G-STIC 2017 Research Challenge.


What if you win?

In case you win the Student or Research Challenge within any of the above technology themes, you will be able to participate for free in G-STIC 2017. And your travel and accommodation costs will be on us.

All in all, a unique opportunity to join the dialogue on technology for the SDGs - for free.


Submit your pitch

Interact in the online peer review process. Win a free conference participation.

Joining one of these Challenges will not just help you sharpen your pitching skills. You will also be invited to help elect the winning pitch within your technology theme, giving you a chance to interact with other participants in the peer review process.

The G-STIC 2017 Student & Research Challenges provide you with a unique opportunity to join the dialogue on technologies for the SDGs. In addition, you can win a free participation in the G-STIC 2017 Conference (Brussels, Belgium - October 23-25, 2017), where you can meet and discuss with international science, technology & innovation experts.



Pitches can be submitted until September 8 (13:00 CET), the online peer review process will run until September 22. The winners of the first edition of the G-STIC Challenges will be announced on September 28 and will be invited to present their pitch at the G-STIC conference in October in Brussels.

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