Apply CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

About The Challenge

This challenge is organised to recognize new innovative solutions from the entrepreneur students around the world that enhance the technology for social impact.

If you have a new innovation in technology that effect the social life globally you are most welcome to this challenge.

Deadline: January 12, 2018


This Challenge will provide 5 prize with $300,000 value to the 5 best challengers and innovators.

  • First team: $100,000 Grand Prize
  • Second team: $75,000 First Runner Up
  • Third Team: $25,000 Second Runner Up
  • 4th Team: $10,000 Third Runner Up
  • 5th Team: $10,000 Peoples’ Choice,

The team who get the most votes will be awarded the final prize.

Important dates: 

  • Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
  • Semi-finalist: Feb 19, 2018- March 30, 2018
  • Finalists announcement: April 30, 2018
  • People Choice close: may 18, 2018
  • Winners Announcement; May 21, 2018


  • Half of your team members must be Students in post Secondary institutions or have received a degree after march 2016
  • Individuals and team members should 18 years old or older.
  • Recent graduated students can also apply
  • Your must be owned %25 of the business, if you are entering in a business.
  • Your social solution must have a positive social /economic or environmental impact.

How to Apply

You must apply online as an individual or as a team member. Your team must have minimum 5 members and your team leader must apply first.

Apply Online

For more information please visit the CISCO Innovation Challenge

If you have any question you can check the FAQ