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Young Innovators Competition to use Internet of Things for social good

ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Challenge 4 is looking for bright young people to enter ideas for new starts ups which use the Internet of Things (IoT) for social good. If you want to participate in the future of ICT development, promote social good and benefit from expert advice for your start-up ideas, this […]

Young Innovators Competition Hosts Second Hangout on Open Source Technology for Disaster Management

The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition held our second Google Hangout on July 3. These events take the form of live-streamed panel discussions and give our current participants a chance to discuss the major issues surrounding our challenges with experts from around the globe. For our current challenge we are looking for young social […]

Young Innovators Competition Issue a Series of Challenges for 2014

The Young Innovators Programme has just closed submissions on the first challenge of its 2014 Young Innovators Competition. The challenge, focused on Local Digital Content, attracted 205 ideas from 55 countries. An online community of over 4500 users helped to refine the ideas, submitting 2361 votes and 1100 comments. A closer look at the process, […]

ITU Young Innovator Competition winner provides solutions to youth unemployment in the Middle East

At the start of 2011, when Syed Ahmed graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sharjah in the UAE, he did what most young college graduates do – he confidently entered the job market. After six months and many unsuccessful job applications later, Syed found himself – like so many his […]

ITU Young Innovators Competition winner gives India’s youth a voice

Are young people in India simply uninterested in what is going on around them? Apathetic, un-opinionated, disengaged? Anshul Tewari, one of the winners of the ITU Young Innovators Competition at ITU Telecom World 2012, doesn’t think so. India’s population is estimated at 1.2 billion people, with young people aged between 18 to 35 years making up […]

ITU supporting young digital entrepreneurs and innovators

The future belongs to the young. The youth of today are the leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers of tomorrow – driving technological, social and economic development globally. Within this context, there is no doubt that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) will be the main force behind much of that development – creating employment, increasing productivity and […]