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Ericsson Innovation Awards: Student Competition

Thursday, August 5, 2021
12 a.m. – 7 a.m.

This event is free


Career and Planning Services
514-848-2424 ext. 7345




Targeted Students: Any Discipline
Have you heard of the The Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA)? This global competition is your chance to address a major technological challenge and win BIG - including a cash prize of €25,000 (euros)! 
This year's theme : Bridging the Digital Divide.
The Problem: Half the planet lives without access to the tools, information and resources that many of us rely on every day. Your challenge is to address this problem with a bold technological solution.

Interested? Check out important dates and next steps:

  • Gather a team of 2-4 students. (Participants need to be enrolled at a university as of September 2021)
  • Hot Tip: Teams with students from different disciplines, cultures and life experiences are best
  • Register Early: The first 50 complete submissions to this year's EIA will have the opportunity to receive early written guidance and feedback from Ericsson
  • WOW : In 2016, a Canadian team called SoundVision from the University of British Columbia won this competition!

Register below and check out a detailed timeline of events and for your chance to win €25,000 (euros). The deadline is August 5, 2021 at 7am Eastern time (1pm Central Europe Time.

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