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UN SDSN Innovation Readiness Program 2022 for Young Leaders

UN SDSN Innovation Readiness Program 2022: Have an innovative idea or a sustainable solution for social and environmental impact? Apply to the Innovation Readiness Program!

When is Application Deadline?

31st December 2021

Tell Me About UN SDSN Innovation Readiness Program:

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) calls for applications for the 2022 cohort of its – Innovation Readiness Program. The program calls for youth with innovative ideas that work towards the SDGs, and are looking to scale their solutions.

The program will be run in collaboration with Babele, an open innovation platform that enables the cross fertilisation of knowledge from stakeholders with different backgrounds, and supports the incorporation of under-utilized ideas, technologies, and information into active innovation processes. This would allow participants to build, scale and track progress of their solutions.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply?

  • The IRP invites early stage, youth run start ups and enterprises whose work is contributing towards achieving one or multiple SDGs.
  • Successful applicants would be below 35 years of age with innovative solutions or ideas that drive towards one or two sustainable development goals to create positive social impact.

Which Countries are Eligible?


How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of UN SDSN Innovation Readiness Program?

 It will provide young innovators with valuable insights from leading experts in the field, personalized 1-on-1 mentoring, and the opportunity to connect with different experts and stakeholders. Each week, participants will join one live, online webinar; complete a component of their investment proposition, and receive personal feedback on their materials from an expert in the field.

How Long will Program Last?

16 weeks

How to Apply for UN SDSN Innovation Readiness Program:

Apply here

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