Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Google Impact Challenge Innovation Contest Names 10 Canadian Finalists

Google’s charitable wing is giving Canadians the chance to vote for the best homegrown technology for solving problems around the world. It’s called the Impact Challenge, and it’s an innovation contest with a total purse of $5 million. The field has been narrowed to 10 finalists. As you’ll see in the list below, participants have come up with some exceptional ideas, which is appropriate given that the challenge is sponsored by one of the most innovative companies of the planet. The grand prize winner will be awarded a $750,000 grant.

All 10 finalists are from Canadian non-profit organizations like the Canadian Red Cross, Food Banks Canada, and the B.C. Children’s Hospital. They are... Read more from this blog.

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