Tech for Good Opportunity Prosperity Workers ALL

MIT awards $1.6 million to organizations revolutionizing the future of work.

Regional Finalists

Congratulations to our sixty Finalists! They will next travel to their respective celebrations.

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Put your solution in the MIT spotlight

(and win $250,000 to scale your organization)

A Global Tournament

The IIC is MIT’s premier future of work prize, awarding $1.6 million annually to entrepreneurs using technology to create economic opportunity for workers. We collaborate with like-minded organizations in five regions to select and celebrate sixty Regional Finalists from across the globe. Twenty Regional Winners proceed to MIT where four Global Grand Prize Winners each win $250,000 and world-wide recognition.

The Challenge

Registration & Application Period

Judging

Announcements & Regional Events

Global Grand Prize Gala

  • Registration Opens March 7, 2019
  • Registration Closes May 9, 2019
  • Application Closes May 23, 2019
  • Administrative Review May 24-June 4, 2019
  • Judge Evaluation June 5-July 10, 2019
  • Regional Finalists Announced July 23, 2019
  • Regional Celebrations August-October 2019
  • Global Grand Prize Winners Announced November 21, 2019

Since the IIC launched in 2016

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3,000

organizations have registered

From more than

100

Nations

With the help of

100+

Global Outreach Partners

500

Judges

3,300

Event Attendees

The IIC has celebrated

100

Winners

Awarding

$3.5m

for tech for good

2018 Grand Prize Winners

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

CareAcademy

US & Canada
Income Growth & Job Creation

Wefarm

Africa
Technology Access

Solar Freeze

Africa
Financial Inclusion

ftcash

Asia

Press

Global Events

Africa

IIC Africa Celebration

Liquid Telecom will host the IIC Africa Celebration in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on September 20.

Asia

IIC Asia Celebration

LCY will host the IIC Asia Celebration at their new R&D Innovation Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on October 5, 2019.

Europe

October 1, 2019

IIC Europe Celebration

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany will host the IIC Europe Celebration at their global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany on October 7, 2019.

Latin America

September 5, 2019

IIC Latin America Celebration

The MIT Club of Mexico will host the IIC Latin America Celebration in Mexico City on September 5, 2019

US & Canada

September 18, 2019

IIC US & Canada Celebration

MaRS Discovery District will host the IIC US & Canada Celebration, featuring leading speakers from the local and regional ecosystem, at the MaRS Centre (Auditorium) in Toronto, Ontario on September 18, 2019.

 Global

November 21, 2019

Global Grand Prize Gala

At this invitation-only, capstone event at MIT, we will celebrate twenty IIC Regional Winners — future of work organizations from around the world that are accelerating economic inclusion and shared prosperity in the digital age — and award a total of $1 million to four Global Grand Prize Winners.

Africa

IIC Africa Celebration

Liquid Telecom will host the IIC Africa Celebration in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on September 20.

Asia

IIC Asia Celebration

LCY will host the IIC Asia Celebration at their new R&D Innovation Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on October 5, 2019.

Europe

October 1, 2019

IIC Europe Celebration

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany will host the IIC Europe Celebration at their global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany on October 7, 2019.

Latin America

September 5, 2019

IIC Latin America Celebration

The MIT Club of Mexico will host the IIC Latin America Celebration in Mexico City on September 5, 2019

US & Canada

September 18, 2019

IIC US & Canada Celebration

MaRS Discovery District will host the IIC US & Canada Celebration, featuring leading speakers from the local and regional ecosystem, at the MaRS Centre (Auditorium) in Toronto, Ontario on September 18, 2019.

 Global

November 21, 2019

Global Grand Prize Gala

At this invitation-only, capstone event at MIT, we will celebrate twenty IIC Regional Winners — future of work organizations from around the world that are accelerating economic inclusion and shared prosperity in the digital age — and award a total of $1 million to four Global Grand Prize Winners.