The innovation challenge series that invites social entrepreneurs to think BIG and win cash prizes for innovative ideas.

The NFTE World Series of Innovation is a global online competition that challenges young people ages 13-24 to come up with ideas for tackling some of the biggest challenges humanity faces today. ENTRIES ARE DUE BY 11PM ET ON DECEMBER 11, 2022.

Compete solo or invite a few friends to join you and compete as a team. Teams can be affiliated with schools or youth development organizations or they can be wholly independent. Educators interested in using the World Series of Innovation in the classroom or encouraging student participation as an enrichment opportunity can access a robust toolkit with additional resources.

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With challenges sponsored by

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