During March-April 2018, hundreds of participants in schools all over the world submitted candidacy.
Attendees, the finalists – 70 young boys and girls (Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the state of Israel) in the ages of 16-18. 35 from Israel and 35 international.
During the 8 days journey, the teams will get to know one another, experience Israel and Haifa in ways corresponding with the theme of the competition, meet scientists, researchers and representatives of the Technion, Rambam hospital, and Hi-tech and start-up companies. An optional touristic weekend will be offered.
A committee, headed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Avraham Hershko, composed of Haifa’s top researchers and representatives will choose the candidates based on technologica, public activity excellence and recommendations of teachers, principals and community leaders.
The participants would be divided into mixed work groups; each group will have an assigned mentor and a mission to generate and promote innovative solutions in safe and healthy living.
The competition will be refereed by a professional committee of the highest scientific level.
All participants, will be invited to continue the innovative activity in a virtual technological incubator designated exclusively for this program veterans. This “exclusive club of young entrepreneurs” will serve as the main tool for the ongoing relationship among the young participants after the completion ends.