The Cairo University Technology Transfer Office is organizing a competition for existing and new startup concepts with the potential for a positive social impact. The competition, called “Cairo University Tech Transfer CUTT” welcomes participation from any Cairo University student or faculty member.
The deadline to apply is 16 July; all participants will join entrepreneurship training sessions with a team of coaches and investors. Winning teams will receive guidance on intellectual property rights, technical and strategic support, and marketing opportunities. The first three winning teams will also receive financial prizes: 3000 Egyptian pounds for 3rd place, 5000 Egyptian pounds for 2nds, and 7000 Egyptian pounds for 1st.
The competition is open to teams only; and each team must have a minimum of two members and a maximum of six, having one member at least from the Cairo University. The competition is held in partnership with the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center in Egypt, Bank Misr Foundation for Community Development and Welfare, and the CongressEA Environmental Advancement in Switzerland.
Projects will be evaluated based on execution, readiness of the project’s prototype, business model, and public voting via Facebook.
For more information on the competition or to apply, visit their website here.