Entries open for Longitude Explorer prize

4 years ago

Longitude Explorer Prize is open to secondary schools and youth groups across the UK, to enter teams of 11-16 year olds with ideas for tech that will help improve the world around them.

What is it?

Nesta Challenges’ Longitude Explorer Prize is calling on young people across the UK to develop innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to society’s most pressing problems. The themesthese solutions can fall into are based on the government’s Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges, and are designed to find solutions which help people Live LongerLive BetterLive Together and Live Greener. The prize offers an exciting opportunity for the winning team to walk away with £25,000 for their school or youth group!

Supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Longitude Explorer Prize is challenging young people across the UK to come up with innovative concepts which use AI technology for social good. The aim is to stimulate young people’s entrepreneurial and future skills and show how they have the power to create impactful solutions by applying STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) knowledge to innovation.

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