HULT Prize @ BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus 2016

<div class="page" title="Page 32"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus Advances to Regional Finals of 7th Annual Hult Prize in response to President Bill Clinton’s challenge of "URBAN CROWDED SPACES". Dubai, 06 December 2015. The Hult Prize has recently announced the winning team from BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus that has advanced to the 7th annual regional finals of the competition. The Hult Prize is a crowdsourcing platform for social good, named one of the top five ideas changing the world by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine. In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, the innovative crowdsourcing platform identifies and launches disruptive and catalytic social ventures that aim to solve the planets most pressing challenges. This year, the Hult Prize is focused around finding solutions for the millions of slum dwellers around the world that are affected by URBAN CROWDED SPACES– a challenge selected by President Bill Clinton. The judging panel consisted of <strong>Alberto Bustani</strong>, Head of Business at

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Inception of CIIED

I am looking forward to the amazing opportunity of serving as CEO of CIIED this academic year. Joining CIIED (then CEL) was the best decision I’ve ever made and it’s been a privilege to work in the last 3 years. I do share the optimism of CIIED’s bright future that our previous leaders had. I would like to take this opportunity to explain further about CIIED and answer some questions... <h2><img class="alignright wp-image-268 size-medium" src="" alt="CIIED home" width="300" height="300" />What?</h2> BITS Pilani has set up "Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Dubai" which will be an integrated structure for academic and incubation activities related to entrepreneurship at BITS Pilani. It is abbreviated as <strong>CIIED </strong>for simple use as I agree the other name is too long. It is pronounced: /see-eyed/ We have it in arabic too: <a href="" target="_blank">مركز للإبداع، الحضانة وريادة الأعمال دبي</a>   <h2>Why?</h2> The mandate of CIIED includes facilitating technology transfer and commercialisation, executing filing of patents, custodian of intellectual property of

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Announcing HULT Prize @ BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

Students tackle “URBAN CROWDED SPACES” participating in the 2016 Hult Prize at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus. <div class="page" title="Page 31"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> Dubai, 23 November 2015: Hult Prize at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is taking place on 5 December 2015 at the BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus. Recognized by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine as one of the top five ideas changing the world for the better, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is hosting its first ever Hult Prize@ event. “It’s not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team that will be represent all of BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening on March 13, 2016. This is the chance to show the world that BPDC is dedicated to Impact.” The 2016 Hult Prize challenge focuses on “<strong>Building sustainable, scalable and fast-growing social enterprises that doubles the income of 10 million people residing in Crowded Urban Spaces by better connecting people, goods,

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