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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Selection into country's top 20 likely to be competitive.
Participants advancing onto the national phase may need to fund travel and accommodation separately.
No particular background required
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
Simple online registration + pitching of idea