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Students ages 9 to 18

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Countries

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Innovations by individuals and teams up to 3


MEET GIC AWARD WINNERS

GLOBAL SEMI-FINALIST AWARD


All of the innovators here were chosen to represent their countries at this international event. These innovators have already shown themselves to be among the very best in their countries and are thus honored by being named as Semi-Finalists in the InventFuture.Global Global Innovation Challenge

GLOBAL FINALIST AWARD


After reviewing all of the journals, pictures, written presentations and then watching the live presentations and the question & answer period, for each innovation, the team of advisors nominated certain innovations for the honor of being a Finalist

GLOBAL INNOVATION IMPACT AWARD


For an innovation with the most effective solution and the greatest impact on an issue or problem. Awarded on the basis of these evaluation criteria

MARKET POTENTIAL
Did the innovator have a clear understanding of the market?

ORIGINALITY
How is the innovation unique, novel, and creative?

VALUE PROPOSITION
Did the innovator clearly explain why others should use their innovation?

SOCIAL VALUE
How did innovator consider and address the potential environmental, social, and other non-traditional impacts of their innovation? 

GLOBAL INNOVATION PROCESS AWARD


For giving an excellent presentation demonstrating the methodology and procedure of innovation. Awarded on the basis of these evaluation criteria

IDENTIFYING & UNDERSTANDING
How did the innovator identify the problem?

IDEATING & BRAINSTORMING
What process did the innovator go through in solving the problem?

DESIGNING & BUILDING
How did the innovator go through the design cycle

TESTING & REFINING
How did the innovator rest or evaluate the innovation?

GLOBAL INNOVATION COMMUNICATION AWARD


For a presentation that conveyed the important aspects and qualities of an innovation. Awarded on the basis of these evaluation criteria

DOCUMENTATION
Did the innovator clearly explain the design process?

OUTLINE OF IDEAS
Did the presentation communicate the significant characteristics on the innovation that make it valuable, unique and useable?

VISUAL PRESENTATION
Did the presentation have strong visual appeal?

ORAL PRESENTATION
Was the oral presentation clear, fluent and confident?

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