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Not Impossible Awards Submission Form
Not Impossible Labs welcomes you to submit for the first annual Not Impossible Awards.

In partnership with the United Nations Foundation and the World Bank’s Connect4Climate Initiative, the Not Impossible Awards honor innovations that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals and represent progress towards a better planet. The awards will be announced at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Submissions will be judged by creative leaders from various sectors and evaluated based on their ability to address global issues through cutting-edge technology. Confirmed judges include:

Kathy Calvin : President & CEO, UN Foundation | @Kathy_Calvin
Daniel Kraft, M.D. : Founding Executive Director & Chair, Exponential Medicine | @daniel_kraft
Shepard Fairey : Founder, OBEY Clothing | @OBEYGIANT
Nicholas Negroponte : Founder & Chair, MIT Media Lab. Founder, One Laptop per Child Association | @nnegroponte
Dan Hilferty : President & CEO, Independence Blue Cross, Inc.
Kate Krukiel: Director of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft | @krukker
Jean Oelwang: President and Trustee, Virgin Unite | @jeanoelwang


Finalists will be notified in early December and must be available at a mutually agreed upon time between December 1st and 15th. During this time, the Not Impossible Labs team will create additional video content about your innovation to showcase at the awards show. If chosen as a finalist, applicants agree to be part of any and all publicity efforts and give permission for Not Impossible to use their name/project details accordingly.

Please limit each answer to 500 words. All submissions due December 1st, 2016.
Name *
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Organization / Company *
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Biography (if applicable)
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Name of innovation *
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Category *
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How does your innovation work? How does your innovation make life better for the target population? *
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How was the idea for this innovation conceived? What is the story behind the idea /innovation? *
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Does the innovation represent an original concept or is it a refinement of an exiting solution/invention? In what way is your innovation unique from other approaches that exist in this space? What is the new perspective or methodology? *
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How far has your team progressed in the development of this solution? How do you measure your progress? *
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What is the long-term vision for global impact? Is there a plan for the sustainability of the innovation? What resources are most needed for the solution to scale and have considerable impact? *
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Please provide additional links related to your work / innovation.
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Please include any links to videos or audio recordings related to your work
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Create a simple 1-2 minute video about your innovation (optional but we'd love it!). Tell us who you are and why you think your invention should win the Not Impossible Award. Can be simple. Please include the link to your video below.
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Which UN Sustainable Development Goal(s) does your innovation address? *
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