NGN Competition Tracks

There are two tracks of NGCC for you to choose to participate in competition.

STEM to Solve Global Issues

If purpose of your project is to solve local/global issues using science and technologies, then STEM is correct choice for you. If your project solves issues of businesses, industries, products or customers for profit reasons, benefiting one or multiple NGN2120 goals, then STEM is right choice for you. One can raise seed money from venture capitalists/investors. Three elements of STEM track:

  • Executive Summary Proposal Paper, Due Jan 31
    • 1-page limit describing issue, opportunity, solutions
  • The prototype or poster, Due Apr 04
    • Functional/non-functional “prototypes/build” with practical applications
  • Pitch day with oral presentation, Due Apr 04
    • Participants will roleplay of a co-founder

Note: Team size, minimum of 2, no more than of 3

Policy to Solve Global Issues

If purpose of your project is to solve local/global issues with good governance and policy change to make a positive impact on society or earth, then Policy is correct choice for you. If your project solves issues of businesses, industries, products or customers for profit and/or nonprofit reasons, benefiting one or multiple NGN2120 goals, then Policy is right choice for you. One can raise seed money or grants from the donors or investors.You win or lose the competition; you will still have an opportunity to ask and raise money from venture capitalists/investors or ask for grants directly from the philanthropic directors/donors. Three elements of Policy track:

  • Executive Summary Proposal Paper, Due Jan 31
    • 1-page limit describing issue, opportunity, solutions
  • Showcase policy campaign results, Due Apr 04
    • Functional/non-functional “prototypes/build” with practical applications
  • Pitch day with oral presentation, Due Apr 04
    • Participants will roleplay of a co-founder

Note: Team size, minimum of 2, no more than 3