12 teams admitted to the competition
Each admitted team receives 1000 EUR as a seed fund for the experimentation phase in the acceleration
During the semifinals 6 teams are picked to proceed to the final
The winning team gets 100 000 EUR to further develop and implement the solution
SFV will evaluate the impact of the winning concept at a later stage
Preparation & Submission
by June 23, noon EEST
Sept 1 to Oct 13
Dec 2, Jan 28
Familiarize yourself with the challenge, the full terms and conditions and dig deep into the problems surrounding inequality in education. Assemble and organize your winning team. Before submitting your application we encourage you to participate in the clinics where we can answer any questions and provide support in your application. The next net based clinic will take place on May 27th 2021.
Submit your application on time, by June 23, 2021 noon (12:00) EEST at the latest. The jury will then select and notify the 12 participating teams. These teams will be publicly announced by the end of August 2021.
The journey of the finalists begins on September 1st 2021, when the teams will meet and get to know the SFV association. After that teams will be supported in developing, testing and experimenting their ideas during a bootcamp held September 15-16 and a workshop arranged on October 13, 2021. This support will help develop the teams’ ideas and move them toward a real, implementable solution.
During the semifinals held on December 2nd 2021, 6 teams are chosen to continue in the competition. They will be further supported with developing their solutions in a workshop on January 11 2022. The competition final is held on January 28 2022. There, the teams will present the finalized solutions to the jury. The jury retrieves and the winners are announced on February 17 2022 at the closing ceremony.
This is when the winners’ work really begins: they will use the prize money to implement and scale their solutions.