Innovate Green Competition

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UNIDO ITPO Bahrain, through the sponsorship of The First Energy Bank, are organizing the Innovate Green Competition for university students across the Middle East and North Africa region, under the theme of “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Innovation and Entrepreneurship”. The Innovate Green Competition will serve as a platform for students to contribute to their own economic benefit whilst making positive impacts on environmental issues through social and technological innovation.

The awarding ceremony will take place during the 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya and will also include cash prizes.

The objective of the Innovate Green Competition is to stimulate and unleash entrepreneurship and innovation in green industry. Key focus areas will be, Environmental Sustainability; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; Gender Equality in Manufacturing; Green Chemistry; and a Circular Economy.

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The deadline for submissions is 9 February 2019.