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Latin America Finalists
From a pool of 720 registrants from 16 countries, 350+ in-region experts selected 12 MIT IIC Latin America Finalists. Meet this year’s best-in-class.
In each of the four IIC Award Categories, three Latin American Finalists will be announced. These twelve Regional Finalists will fly to the IIC Latin America Celebration in São Paulo, Brazil. At this event, eight Regional Finalists will be awarded $5,000 USD. Four Regional Winners will receive $20,000 USD and an all-expenses paid trip to MIT, where they will have the opportunity to each win the $250,000 USD Global Grand Prize in their Award Category.
IIC Latin America Celebration
Hosted at the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, the IIC Latin America Celebration will feature an engaging, multilingual program of speakers and pitches. At the Celebration, the IIC Latin America Finalists will pitch their organizations to the audience. The Selection Panel will announce which of these innovators wins $20,000 and will progress to the Global Grand Prize Gala at MIT. The Celebration, featuring MIT IDE Co-Director Andrew McAfee, will be streamed LIVE on August 6 beginning at 6pm Brazil Time/5pm EDT on the MIT IIC’s Facebook page. For more information, follow us on Facebook.