‘Social Idea’ competition open for applications – deadline 1 June 2020

The International Competition Social Idea is now accepting applications


MTC, a Russian telecommunications company, is accepting applications to participate in its international competition for social project using digital technologies, the Social Idea.

Students, employees at innovative enterprises, programmers and designers over the age of 18 can participate in the Social Idea competition. The main condition is that the competing projects must use digital technologies.

You can participate in the following three categories:

  • Social Mobile – mobile technologies in the social sphere
  • Social Smart City – the smart city in the social sphere
  • Social Region Project – for regional social projects

The competition rules and application form can be found on the competition’s official website – with applications being accepted until June 1.

The teams which present the most significant and interesting projects will have the opportunity to implement them, as well as to go on an educational tour. Over the course of two months, the participants will undergo online training, as well as working mentors and project experts to make the project more attractive to investors.

The winners in previous years have included Donorsearch.org, an IT-platform for the blood donor community, SOL, a platform for translating into Russian sign language and back again, BIOCHIP, a morphological system for express-diagnostics of oncological diseases, and Youtalk, an online service providing psychological support.

The competition’s partner is Greenhouse of Social Technologies, an educational project whose mission is to make the non-profit sector of Russia strong and independent with the help of information technologies.

Source: https://www.asi.org.ru/news/2020/04/29/moskva-social-idea-sotsialnye-proekty-konkurs-mts-teplitsa/

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