Creative Spark Big Idea Challenge Finalists


On May 31st Ilia State University advisory board nominated the final 9 teams who take part in the British Council’s Creative Spark Big Idea Challenge Video Pitch Competition.

Advisory board was formed by David Chechelashvili-serial entrepreneur, Ekaterine Lepsveridze- PhD and Counsellor at Technology Commercialization Office (TCO), Teona Bebia-Manager at Pre-Accelerator Zoomout and Patent and Licensing Associate at TCO and Avtandil Mghebrishvili- Fablab Iliauni Manager.

Big Idea Challenge Video Pitch Competition involves 6 more countries apart from Georgia. In particular, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

According to the competition policy maximum 10 entries per partner organizations are required.

From Georgia we have 8 partnerships involved in the British Council’s Creative Spark Programme.

During 9-22 June each country panel will choose the best 3 applications in each category. Therefore, in total 63 finalists across 7 countries.

An enterprise video pitch competition is part of the British Council’s Creative Spark Higher Education Enterprise Programme and aims to promote the development of students’, graduates’ and young entrepreneurs’ business ideas.

The project is funded by the British Council’s Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme. The five-year initiative aims to help develop the creative economy and enterprise skills to support sustainable development and social welfare.

The Program is being coordinated by ISU Development Office.

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