Tech Innovators – Time to Compete!

Great news for young, innovative entrepreneurs in Jamaica!

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is holding a Global Entrepreneurship competition in conjunction with the US Department of State. This competition is the flagship program of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology Initiative and this year for the very first year, Jamaicans are eligible to apply.

The competition, Tech-I, is focused on young scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs, aged between 18-40 years old, who have either an idea or start-up in the subject areas of agriculture, energy, health or information and communication technologies.

The top 30 finalists will win an all-inclusive paid trip to Morocco to participate in the Finals at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. At the finals, applicants will have the opportunity to win up to $15,000 USD in individual funding, up to $70,000 USD in total prize money, a year membership to AAAS, and every finalist will also receive up to 3 months one-on-one mentorship with top experts in their field or subject of interest.

Application deadline is July 21, 2014.

Click HERE to read more about this competition.

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