YOUTH FOR INNOVATION 2021
In cooperation with several academic partners, WSA conducts the international entrepreneurship program for students - Youth for Innovation (YFI).
As part of the WSA European Young Innovators Festival students collaborate in teams to compile and present business analysis of the Young Innovators. Watch their pitch presentations live:
Youth for Innovation - Pitching event agenda for Dec 1, 2021
14:00 - Opening Event
- 14.10 - Akademi.al
- 14.20 - Shayp
- 14.30 - CircuitMess
- 14.40 - WeSolve, Better Together
- 14.50 - #Walk15
- 15.00 - KPI of Vilnius City
- 15.10 - Alfabetar
5 min break
- 15.28 - Bracelet Maker (former GirlBOT)
- 15.38 - Sharemac
- 15.48 - Userwill
- 15.58 - Colibri Charity
- 16.08 - Snapstudy
- 16.18 - EnRoute
- 16.28 - CycleAI
16:40-17:00 - Jury Meeting
17:00-17:15 - Winners Announcement & Program Closing
WSA YFI brings together students from multiple Universities to collaboratively analyse purpose-driven tech ventures from across the world which use digital solutions to contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
YFI ENABLES students to:
- Apply their skills and knowledge on real ventures
- Analyse, consult and exchange with purpose-driven enterprises worldwide
- Collaborate internationally and interdisciplinary
- Gain intercultural competences
- Pitch their work in front of an international jury
- Grow an international network
- Gain ECTS credits as part of their curriculum (depending on university)
YFI PROVIDES purpose-driven tech ventures with the OPPORTUNITY to:
- Receive case studies and in-depth evaluations from international students
- Create their own challenges and focus points for students to work on
WSA YFI consists of 2 PHASES, an 6-weeks ONLINE and a 3-days ONSITE PHASE, providing participating students with the opportunity to work on two different case studies.
Students can enter both or only one program phase.
- Start 6-weeks online program: 4th of October 2021
- 3-days onsite phase as part of the European Young Innovators Festival: online program (Nov 24, 2021), physical event in Graz/Austria (Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2021)
- Online phase: € 70,- / student
- Onsite phase at EYI Festival*: € 55,- / student
- Both phases*: € 110,- / student
*Participation costs include catering on-site.
Find more detailed information about the YFI program here.