IFIA HAS JOINED AT THE “MIT SOLVE”, A FANTASTIC JOINT COOPERATION
IFIA is proud to announce that joined to the MIT Solve Member Community, MIT Solve an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with the aim of globalizing innovative challenges, provides a great opportunity for inventors and innovators to fo find an answer to global challenges. And to achieve that, IFIA, aiming for its organizational mission, is now among 120 of the most successful organizations in the world.
These days, the word “solve” does not always mean as a verb for “solution.” Sometimes it means a mixture of multiple votes with unique experiences.
IFIA’s records throughout all these years show that the federation has always strived to be active and effective in projects and groups related to innovation at the highest international levels, and this time, IFIA has been gathered alongside with more than 120+ the MIT Solve members major scientific and industrial organizations, such as Oxford Sciences Innovation, Microsoft, Nike, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, General Motors, HP, Cisco, BMW Foundation, Uber, Save the Children, etc are all committed to a serious and fruitful partnership with all its members. On MIT’s SOLVE platform, IFIA seeks to manage innovative international solutions to address fundamental human and global problems.
What is IFIA going to do?
As a committed member of this community, IFIA declares and encourages its members and inventors and innovators to engage with these series of aims with the help of our local offices all around the world.
IFIA can build momentum on Global Challenges. Also IFIA can dive into discussions with cross-sector leaders as we set out to find solutions to Solve’s 2020 Global Challenges, including their newly launched Healthy Security & Pandemics Challenge.
IFIA can access cutting-edge innovations and connect directly with Solver teams to share strategic advice and new ideas. In collaborative working groups, you’ll learn about and workshop their innovative solutions.
And finally, IFIA could create impactful partnerships. And by that, we mean that we can expand IFIA’s social and environmental impact by collaborating with Solver teams to scale their work.
Finally, you can read more about this organization and its goals and members by clicking on the following link:
As a Solve Member, IFIA members have the opportunity to:
Support 130 tech entrepreneurs from Solve’s global pipeline of startups solving Global Challenges: 30+ new Solver teams are selected yearly at our pitch event, Solve Challenge Finals, during UN General Assembly week (every September in New York City).
Collaborate with 120+ Members at year-round Solve events, including our flagship meeting, Solve at MIT (every May). Members are leaders from Starbucks, Nike, Microsoft, Capital One, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cisco, Save the Children and many more organizations.
Influence the design of the next Global Challenges. Members are viewed as thought leaders in their field and have the opportunity to inform Solve’s future Challenges—including by sponsoring roundtables with key stakeholders within their organization or community.
Members champion Solve’s mission to solve world challenges through partnership and open innovation:
Fund and support 130 Solver teams solving Global Challenges
Collaborate with 120+ Members at year-round Solve events
Join a global community of leaders committed to social impact, including Nike, Capital One, and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
SOLVE’s 2020 Global Challenges which is rewarded with over $1.7 million in funding, and the solutions have to be applied by June 18 are as followed:
- How can marginalized populations access and create good jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for themselves?
- How can communities around the world prepare for, detect, and respond to emerging pandemics and health security threats?
- How can marginalized girls and young women access quality learning opportunities to succeed?
- How can every woman, new mother, and newborn access the care they need to survive and thrive?
- How can we produce and consume low-carbon, resilient, and nutritious food?
With the help of innovation, inventors can find a solver solution and can win a valuable prize.
About MIT Solve:
MIT Solve is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technologywith a mission to solve world challenges. Solve is a marketplace for social impact innovation. Through open innovation Challenges, Solve finds incredible tech-based social entrepreneurs all around the world.
Solve then brings together MIT’s innovation ecosystem and a community of Members to fund and support these entrepreneurs to help them drive lasting transformational impact.
Solve was born out of the Office of the President of MIT in 2015, a natural offshoot of MIT’s mission to advance knowledge in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.
In the last three years, thanks to its partners, Solve has brokered commitments of over $25 million in funding for Solver teams and entrepreneurs.
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts