1/2/2018 - 9:13 am

Create Your Own Startup with Norwegian Young Sustainable Impact Programme

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Young people from all over the world are welcome to apply for the Young Sustainable Impact Programme. The aim is to create a real startup that helps solve the sustainable development goals and are economically viable. Brilliant individuals will go through 5 modules and 10 objectives in 5 months in international teams of three people. The deadline for round 1 is on February 15th.

The programme offers knowledge and tools in innovation, creativity and leadership. Participants are trained to operate their own startups, as well as going from nothing to a fully-fledged startup in 5 months. Participants will meet the entrepreneurial community of Oslo, Norway, learn about and get training in creativity, innovation, teamwork, and leadership; learn to work online, with a diverse team; and get access to a huge network of young talents and a community of driven people.

The programme consists of five modules including Team and leadership; Research and Empathize; Ideation and conceptualization; Re-shape, Retest, Repeat; Build brand and prototype.

The distance part of the programme will take place on March 25 - August 12, and then participants will meet in Oslo, Norway for the two-week intensive on August 12 - August 26, 2018 with all the expenses covered including flight and accommodation.

Main criteria

  • The programme is open to citizens of all countries;
  • Applicants must be 16-25 years of age;
  • Participants will need to commit 15-25 hours a week for the duration of April-August.

The organizing committee is looking for dedicated people with a real drive for solving the world problems; people with a proven track record of excellence in resilience, drive, and who are passionately able to use their skills and knowledge towards a project of any kind.

Find out more.

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