5 Ways in which Solve For Tomorrow 2023 is Shaping the Next-Generation of Innovators in India
The season one of Solve for Tomorrow in India gave a glimpse of the potential of India’s young innovators last year. The competition garnered a massive response from the youth, overseeing 18,000+ entries nationwide.
After a triumphant success last year, Samsung is inviting applications for the program’s second edition, Solve for Tomorrow 2023. Strengthened by the esteemed partnership with NITI Aayog, MeitY, Atal Innovation Mission, and Startup India, SFT 2023 is an open call for youth aged 16-22 to pitch their ideas that overcome India’s challenges.
For those aspiring to compete, SFT 2023 is a journey that will transform their lives and encourage them to explore new horizons of India-specific innovation.
Here are a few reasons why SFT 2023 is the ideal platform for India’s aspiring young innovators.
Preparing for a Global Future
SFT seeks to prepare India’s youth for a global future by giving them distinguished training in ‘Design Thinking’ and ‘Entrepreneurship and Innovation’ under guidance of FIIT, IIT, Delhi, and Samsung engineers. It’s an excellent opportunity for participants to garner these essential skills and be job-ready the moment they complete their education.
Creating Positive Social Impact
SFT 2023 will give the participants a chance to create something that positively impacts their community and nation under four key themes: Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Wellness, and Diversity and Inclusion as per the UN’s sustainable development goals for India. By identifying a problem in their community and developing a solution around the themes, students can make a positive difference in the lives of those around them.
Developing Critical & Leadership Skills
SFT is a unique opportunity for students to apply their STEM knowledge in real-world situations and gain practical experience. The program challenges students to think critically and creatively to solve real-world problems. This experience builds self-confidence and leadership skills and fosters a sense of responsibility and citizenship.
Early Exposure to Top-Notch Technologies & Mentorship
SFT provides students access to mentorship and resources they may not have otherwise, giving them a head start in their future aspirations. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, allowing participants to work on their innovations under the esteemed guidance of FIIT and Samsung experts. Additionally, participants will get hands-on experience with Samsung’s cutting-edge technology and resources to realize their ideas.
Funding to Develop Ideas into Prototypes
SFT 2023 is the premiere opportunity for aspirants to develop their innovative ideas into functioning prototypes with a chance to win a grant of INR 1.5 crores. Additionally, the Top-3 winners of SFT 2023 undergo a 6-month incubation period at the esteemed FIIT, IIT, Delhi, to develop their prototypes.
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