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Singularity University CEE - Global Impact Competition 2014 (GIC 2014) Win a scholarship to Singularity University in Silicon Valley!

Singularity University's mission is to educate, inspire and empower bright minds to apply exponential
technologies to address humanity's grand challenges.

The Global Impact Competitions (GIC) aim to find projects that can positively impact the lives of people
living in the specific regions where they are run.

After the great success of the first two GIC competitions in the CEE region, applications are now open for
GIC 2014.

Applicants are invited from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania,
Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

Applicants should submit their projects aiming to improve the lives of at least one million people in Central
Eastern Europe leveraging the power of accelerating technologies.

The winner will receive a scholarship worth USD 30.000 to participate in the Graduate Studies Program
(GSP) in Summer 2014. The scholarship covers all tuition and lodging costs (travel is not included).

Applications are welcome on the competition's website: www.sucee.eu, from the 1st of December 2013
until the 31st of January 2014.

The finalists will present their projects, at the Global Impact CEE finals, in front of a selected jury drawn
from SU Faculty and regional executives of major corporations. The finals will take place in Budapest,
Hungary in mid-March 2014.

Singularity University (SU), is an organisation based at the NASA Research Park in the heart of Silicon Valley,
California. The University is a central destination for scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, executives and
government officials.
SU's mission is to educate, inspire and empower bright minds to apply exponential technologies to address
humanity's grand challenges. The University's flagship program is the Graduate Studies Program (GSP) that acts as
a platform for turning innovative ideas into concrete actions.
Those who meet the tough entrance requirements will take part in an extremely intensive training, which includes
demanding courses, trips to the biggest enterprises in Silicon Valley – e.g. Facebook, NASA, Google, Cisco – and
visits to the most exciting start-ups in the area. During the course, students work side-by-side with the biggest names
of the Valley. By the end of the 10-week program projects developed during the course frequently become real
businesses, and enter SU Labs, the University's own business incubator.

Media Links
Singularity University featured video on Bloomberg TV
http://bloom.bg/15BMOmk

About the experience at the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program
http://player.vimeo.com/video/72085587

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