Singularity University’s mission is to educate, inspire and empower bright minds to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.

The goal of the Global Impact Competitions (GIC) is to find projects that can positively impact the lives of people living in the specific regions where they are run.

Applications are now open for GIC 2015 in the CEE region. Applicants from the following countries are invited to participate: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

Applicants should submit their projects aiming to improve the lives of at least one million people in Central Eastern Europe leveraging the power of accelerating technologies.

The winner will receive a sponsorship worth USD 30.000 to participate in the Graduate Studies Program (GSP) in Summer 2015. The sponsorship covers all tuition and lodging costs (travel is not included).

Applications are welcome on the competition’s website:, until the 8th of March 2015.

The finalists will present their projects at the Global Impact Competition CEE finals, in front of a selected jury drawn from SU Faculty and regional executives of major corporations. The finals will take place in Budapest, Hungary on the 9th of April 2015.

Find more information about the Global Impact Competitions (GIC) here.

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