Calling students and recent grads, how can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems? Apply now for the 2020 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge and a chance at $350,000 in prizes. Applications open now through January 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

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Digitize. Do More Good.

Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of their work, they seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive but drive and thrive in an increasingly digital economy.

With the internet of things and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and Cisco is here to help.

The fourth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$350,000 in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.