Students ages 9 to 18
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
Did the innovator have a clear understanding of the market?
How is the innovation unique, novel, and creative?
Did the innovator clearly explain why others should use their innovation?
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
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?
Did the presentation have strong visual appeal?
Was the oral presentation clear, fluent and confident?
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