Region

Europe

Presented by
Regional Event Date

October 7, 2019

Event Location

Darmstadt, Germany

Regional Finalists

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access
Europe

Regional Challenge

Collaborating with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is a leading global science and technology company inspired by the spirit of innovation we see in the world; a world constantly being changed by new ideas. For more than 350 years, innovation has been at the core of the company’s work to develop breakthrough products, technologies, and solutions that drive progress for people everywhere. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is proud to be the exclusive European partner of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, and to support entrepreneurs that are harnessing technology to create economic opportunity for all.

Sponsor

As a leading global science and technology company, innovation is the essence of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s activities. We thank the company for making our Europe Challenge possible.

The Prize

Three European Finalists are selected in each of the four IIC Award Categories. The twelve Finalists travel to Darmstadt, Germany for the IIC Europe Celebration, where they pitch their solutions to an audience of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and academics. Four Winners are chosen live at the event and each receive $20,000 and an all-expenses paid trip to MIT, where they vie to win the $250,000 Global Grand Prize in their Award Category. The remaining eight Finalists are awarded $5,000 each.

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Regional Winners

8

Regional Finalists

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Awarded

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Regional Winners

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Regional Finalists

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Awarded

The Event

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

Selection Panel Members

Judges

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Cenk Toprak
Gerald Mueller
Rafael Febres-Cordero
Michael Johnson
Abdul Rehman
Lars Dittmann
Pauke Corstens
garrett Cassidy
Lourdes Nunez Muller
Claudio Sponchioni
fabian vandenreydt
Ioannis Stamoulis
Patricia Crazzolara
Riyadh Altayib
Santi Garcia
Shivaji Dasgupta
Jana Vecerkova
Aleksandr Shtukater