Transformers Science & Innovation Competition: Pakistan, 4th May


Take part in the Transformers Roadshow, the exciting science, technology and innovation competition hosted by the Islamic Development Bank.

01.04.2019

What is Transformers Roadshow?

Transformers Roadshow is a science, technology and innovation competition, hosted by the Islamic Development Bank. It provides a platform to accelerate and amplify the work of innovators and entrepreneurs across the Islamic World. The competition is about finding and supporting new ideas that can help communities build their own healthy and prosperous futures.

Our aim is to identify innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs with ideas that can support one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals, and connect them to those who can pass on the relevant knowledge and support, including funding, new business opportunities or simply strategic advice.

Transformers took place for the first time at the Astana Islamic Economy Forum in Kazakhstan on 3 July 2018, and the next edition will take place in Pakistan, on the 4th May 2019. 


How can you get involved and apply?

We are calling all scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs in Pakistan and neighbour countries who are currently working on a project in support of the Sustainable Development Goals to share their vision and ambition and win investment fund of $3,000.

To take part in the competition, please provide information on your project using the criteria listed below.

Phase 1 – Initial selection

Selection of top 20 projects from across the region, deadline for all applications is at midnight (Pakistan Standard Time), on 16th April 2019.

Phase 2 – Pitch and win

On the 4th May top 20 finalists will be asked to pitch their ideas to the judging panel comprising of technology, business and development experts from around the world.

Lucky winners will be announced on the day!


APPLICATION FORM


Please send your responses to questions listed below by midnight (Pakistan Standard Time), on 16th April 2019 to transformers@isdb.org.


Full Name 

Please include full name for all team members, e.g. first name, last name / father’s name

Permanent address

Name and corresponding address for all team members

National ID card number 

Name and corresponding national ID

Contact phone number and email address

Name and corresponding contact information

Headshot photo

Please attach as a separate .jpg file to your application


In no more than 500 words in total, please explain:


Project name

Provide name and short description of your project

Timeframe

Provide a short description of the timeline of the project

Goals and objectives

Describe the project objectives in measurable terms that address the supportive agenda of the Sustainable

Development Goals

Sustainability

Provide brief description on how you will ensure the sustainability of the project (no more than 500 words)

Team

Include number of staff and core skills represented within the team

Measurement

Provide overview of how you will measure the success of your project

Additional

Please provide any other information you would like the IsDB team to be aware of when reviewing your

application

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Take part in Transformers Roadshow, the exciting science, technology and innovation competition hosted by the Islamic Development Bank.