Submit your Idea to GIST by Oct 31 to Win $20K

Do you think you have what it takes to build an innovative technology solution to a critical problem in the information and technology, energy, health, or agriculture sector in your country? Apply to the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative's competition and win a grant of up to $20,000 USD. Read the details below, download the rules in English or in Arabic, and apply at


The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative is seeking innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs to participate in this first-ever, multinational technology idea competition.

Apply today at and be part of a whole new experience!

- Upload your idea as a 2-minute video
-  Semifinalists will be selected by online peer vote on YouTube

Why You? Because we think you are
- curious
- original
- open to new discoveries & new opportunities

First Place (one award): $20,000
1st Runner-up (one award): $10,000
2nd runner-ups (four awards): $5,000
Honorable Mentions (five awards): $2,000

The competition launches July 1 and closes October 31, 2011

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