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Attend IBTEC: You Just Have To Be One of the Two CEE Winners of Intel Challenge

by admin on iunie 16th, 2010

Intel Challenge Europe 2010 is a business plan competition recently launched to promote entrepreneurship and the next generation of innovators. For university entrepreneurs, Intel Challenge is an amazing opportunity to get feedback from Silicon Valley experts and to pioneer the entrepreneurship movement in their country – winning teams will get press and a chance to travel internationally to represent for their startup and their region at the IBTEC business plan competition at University of California at Berkeley.

What’s different is the additional chance offered by Intel to entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe: they will compete in a “protected” setting for two winning seats as their peers in Western Europe will do. Following a multi-stage evaluation process the four winning places, the European business plans will enter the competition organized in the sunny California.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Only projects are accepted where at least one of the team members is students or recent graduates of any level of formal academic study (bachelor, bachelor’s degree or graduate). Scholars can participate and support the team.
  2. All team participants must be adults under the laws of the country of origin of participants.
  3. Projects must be in working prototype stage.
  4. The projects must have a business plan in English.

Proposals should be directed to the development of technologies that may include, but are not limited to the areas of wireless computing, digital home, enterprise and consumer software, energy, nanotechnology, semiconductors, digital health and biotechnology.

The first stage of the competition represents submission of an Executive Summary. The deadline for this step is July 1st.

You may find details on the competition’s website at www.intelchallenge.eu.

So, just go for it!

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