Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition
You've done it. You've completed a wonderful bachelor, master or PhD thesis project based on a brilliant idea supported by original research. But what will happen to all that hard work now that you've graduated?
About the competition
The goal behind the competition is to put talented students, researchers and aspiring young professionals in contact with leaders and innovators from a variety of booming economic sectors to transform their ideas into viable entrepreneurial ventures.
To enter, submit your idea and supporting documents online before March 31st!
Eligibility & requirements
› The research must be original.
› It must have been conducted in affiliation with a university or academic institution.
› The project must have been supervised by a professor or faculty member.
› Your work must be in the form of a thesis, honours project, published journal article, etc.
› Submissions can be in any language, from any country and from all academic institutions.
› The text and summaries written for your ideas submission form must be in English.
Furthermore, the research topic should be relevant to one of the following themes:
What to prepare for submission
After you've decided on what theme best suits your topic (multidisciplinary work is more than welcome!) and selected a sub-topic, you will be asked to:
› Describe your idea
› Define the problem
› Explain your research procedure
› Show how your research solves the problem
› Demonstrate how to implement a solution
› Include a catchy image
› Provide any attachments with more info
› [Optional] Make a short video pitch and be entered to win the exclusive Thinkers50 Young Thinker Award!
Be sure to submit your idea on time to qualify!
› Mentorship from top thinkers in the world
› Cash prizes
› Job/internship opportunities
› Permanent access to Future Ideas platform
› Booklet featuring the winners
› Promotion via Future Idea's website and social media
About Future Ideas
Future Ideas is a non-profit organisation based in Amsterdam dedicated to enhancing the utilisation of academic knowledge and providing opportunities for researchers (bachelors, masters and PhDs) to get their ideas exposed to top business experts.
Through the competition, the organisation succeeds in connecting innovators from around the world with young professionals and creative minds in order to stimulate the development of ideas, which they believe is key to the future.