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UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2019 in Shenzhen, China

Fully Funded UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2019 Shenzhen, China

Fully Funded
Country: China
City: Shenzen
Nov 06 - Nov 13, 2019
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Applications are open for the UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2019. UNLEASH gathers top talent from all over the world and invites them for a week of innovation in Shenzhen in China, from November 6-13, 2019. UNLEASH is a global initiative aiming to create the world’s largest innovation lab for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Every year leading up to 2030, UNLEASH will gather 1,000 of the world’s brightest young talents to problem-solve, innovate and collaborate in teams to develop new solutions to global challenges.

In less than two years, UNLEASH has gathered 2,000 talents from 143 countries, developed 370 tangible solutions to the SDGs, partnered with +300 organizations, and been recognized as one of the world’s most influential sustainability brands. The next UNLEASH Innovation Lab will take place in Shenzhen, China between 6-13 November 2019.

UNLEASH covers all expenses for travel, accommodation, curriculum and activities and provides you with a new toolset for how to innovate, create impact at scale and collaborate with experts, mentors and facilitators from all over the world.

Why Join UNLEASH 2019?

  • Kick-off and welcome to Shenzhen: November 6 – Talents are introduced to the city of Shenzhen, the Sustainable Development Goals, and each other.
  • SDG Innovation Lab:  November 7-11 –  Talents convene around core SDG themes to co-create and generate tangible solutions to global challenges.
  • Culmination and UNLEASH Awards Show: November 12-13 –  UNLEASH culminates with massive collaboration activities and final award show. The best solutions will be given awards and some of the most influential people in the world will speak about the importance of the 2030 Agenda.


UNLEASH accepts top talents typically aged 20-35. Successful applicants will excel across 5 general criteria.

  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to solving one of the world’s pressing challenges.
  • Possession of a creative and innovative mindset.
  • Willingness to engage in co-creation with peers and experts.
  • High proficiency in English with the ability to engage in complex discussions.
  • Bonus: working in the field in a global context

Selection Criteria

  • Entrepreneur: Recently launched/or considered launching start-ups, organizations or campaigns at a very early stage (both non- and for-profit).
  • Intrapreneur: Improved or changed entities, e.g. through R&D, business development or organizational changes.
  • Academic: Top class academic with in-depth content knowledge, e.g. via courses, research projects or a PhD.
  • Technical expert: Posses skills, tools and know-how (e.g. with engineering, design or finance) enabling development of physical or software-based solutions.


Type of Opportunity Entrepreneurship Events
Event Date06 November,2019 to 13 November,2019
Deadline25 April,2019
Open toAll
Contact the organizerhttps://unleash.org/



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