Social Idea 2019
- Stage 1 19 April – 30 June 2019 The start of the project, acceptance of applications, organization of regional qualifying events.
- Stage 2 July 2019 Examination of applications. Selection of Semi-finalists.
- Stage 3 August - September 2019 Mentoring part of the project. Selection of Finalists. Competition's final.
Who can participate?
If you are 18 or older, you are an inventor, programmer or interested in computer science, you have an idea for a digital technology project and you want to save the world, or at least make a valuable difference regarding societies' social challenges – we are waiting for you to join the contest called: "Social Idea".
We collect applications based on three nominations:
- Social Mobile (Mobile technologies in the social field)
- Social Big Data (Big data in social field)
- Social Smart Сity (Smart city in social field)
Choose a nomination that suits your interest and participate!
Completing the application:
Fill in the application, to take a part in this competition, in the period from April 19th to June 30th 2019.
At the top of the page, you can find an attached file of the application, which you need to fill out and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- April 19th – June 30th 2019: The start of the project, acceptance of applications, organization of regional qualifying events
- July 2019: Examination of applications. Selection of Semi-finalists.
- August - September 2019: Mentoring part of the project. Selection of Finalists. Competition's final.
Regional competition stages will take place in Moscow, Krasnodar, Tolyatti, Chelyabinsk, Obninsk and Ryazan in partnership with the national league of cases Changellenge and the Agency for Innovative Development.
What awards would a winner receive?
Winners will be determined by the expert council of the competition, which includes representatives of MTS, AFK Sistema, key partners of the competition, and leading experts in the field of telecommunications, innovation and social entrepreneurship.
- The creators of best projects will receive expertise, mentoring and technological support from "MTS" and partners of the competition
- Increase in the chance for projects to expand and develop.
- Winners of the competition will go on a foreign educational and Social tour
- The most effective teams will have the opportunity to undergo an internship with subsequent employment at "MTS" and in the companies of competition's partners.
Partners of the Competition
The competition is held with the support of AFK "System", Charity Foundation "System" and subsidiaries of the corporation, including "Detsky Mir", Group of Companies "Medsi", and PJSC "MTS Bank".
Organizers of the Competition
The international competition "Social idea" is organized by MTS. Public Joint-Stock Company "Mobile TeleSystems" (MTS PJSC) is the leading telecommunications group in Russia and the CIS. Provides a range of mobile and fixed-line communications-based services to satisfy today's increasingly digital lifestyle.