Transversal Skills


Transversal Skills

$1 MILLION (Prize amount to be confirmed. Announcement expected for next year)

The current global workhorse has significant skills gap for success in the workplace. Those skills include capacity for himan to human communication, good teamwork skills, collaboration, adaptability, conflict resolution, problem solving, and critical thinking.

Schools do not provide proper training on these skills and students leave universities without having proper skills at this level. Current developed countries universities are not forming students with these skills for the workplace. The lack of transversal skills for the workplace amomg developed workers is a challenge that must be addressed.


The solution can include:

This competition calls for policies, strategies, learning methods and techniques that would include the application and development of these type of skills in the students with particular program and techniques where they will be needed such as participation to projects, presentations, competitions and more with needed teamwork, management and responsibles atitudes, creativity and more.

We are looking for disruptive ideas, software, devices in learning methods that would include available new technologies and global access.


This is a two phase competition:

  • Phase 1 :written proposals, (max 40 pages including images) about the technologies and systems that would be utilized will select the five finalist teams that would proceed to phase 2.
  • Phase 2: to realize the required prototype and experiments under controlled conditions to prove the validity of their concept proposal.