Urban Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition – Apply by 26 April!

Participate with an existing team/company or assemble a team for your idea and apply latest 26 April 2021!

Do you have a new idea, technology, product, business/operation model or a startup that is aiming for sustainable urban development and/or solving social problems?

Join Urban Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition organised by GISU (the Alliance of Guangzhou International Sister-City Universities, including Tampere University)!

This year’s competition centers around UNSDG’s (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals) with a specific focus on innovation, multidisciplinary and impactful concepts to include entrepreneurship and innovation.

HUBS is the in-school organizer of the competition in Tampere Universities.

This competition is a great opportunity to

  • develop your skills in pitching your idea
  • gain international experience and contacts
  • compete and pressure test your idea/business
  • earn credits from your participation (1-3 ects)

And of course there is the possibility to win monetial awards!

Who can compete?

Full-time students (over 18 years old) or graduates after 2016 (Tampere University or Tampere University of Applied Sciences), including both undergraduate and graduate master’s and doctoral students.

• Groups of at least 2 active members

• Commercial enterprise groups

• Social enterprise groups

You can either participate with an existing team or assemble a team for your business idea. You don’t need to have a registered company to participate.

Winning teams from Tampere in 2020

Last year, the first prize was won by a Tampere based startup, Medified! Also the shared second prize came to Tampere, for ESC as well as the Outstanding presentation award which was achieved by As One.

Apply by 26 April!

You can also join an info and Q&A session on Zoom 9 April at 13.00-13.30. More information about the competition, how to apply and link to the info session are available here.

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Mar 24 2021 - Apr 26 2021


8:00 am - 11:55 pm


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