Feb 26, 2019

Social Innovation Relay

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
General Tutoring Competition Workshop Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Skill Building

Description

Social Innovation Relay is a global competition challenging secondary school students to develop an innovative business concept that addresses a social need.

Teams of participants are to summarise their business idea in 500 words of less

The top 20 ideas will be connected to a suitable mentor on JA's network, and be further developed towards a national phase. from which the top 10 will go on to compete at a European level.

The contest provides young people with the hands-on skills and entrepreneurial expertise needed to start a successful career through a combination of virtual and face-to-face mentoring by experienced executives.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

14-18

Competitiveness

3/5

Selection into country's top 20 likely to be competitive. 

Participation Cost

2/5

Participants advancing onto the national phase may need to fund travel and accommodation separately.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

1/5

No particular background required

Time Commitment

3/5

Formally only 7 meetings between student teams and their mentors are contemplated, but this has the potential to be a major time commitment when taken seriously

Application Deadline

Check with local organiser

Application Process Includes

Simple online registration + pitching of idea