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A global innovation program for young talent

 

Each year, multi-disciplinary teams of talented young people work together, generating fresh ideas to tackle complex infrastructure challenges facing their city. In 2018 Smart Seeds will run in cities across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA.

Program highlights

Capacity building for young talent and growing leaders

Collaboration across sectors, disciplines and generations

Delivery of industry-led innovations

LAUNCH
Participants form teams around inspiring challenges developed by industry leaders.

LEARNING LABS
1 Working Collaboratively
2 Innovation Fundamentals
3 Challenge Refinement

IDEATION
Teams generate, filter, test and refine their ideas.

LEARNING LABS
4 Ideation

INFLUENCING CHANGE
Teams develop and practice their pitch.

LEARNING LABS
5 Pitching Ideas
6 Influencing Change

SHOWCASE EVENT
Teams pitch their idea to the judging panel and audience of industry and community
leaders.

 

 

Program locations

New Zealand
Auckland
Christchurch
Wellington

United Kingdom
London

 


Global partners


Local partners


Network partners


Find out more about partnering with us

 


Contact

Questions? Comments?

Please get in touch at
info@smartseeds.org

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