English word singularity means the quality of being one of a kind, and this what entrepreneurs will find in Singularity University in Silicon Valley, US. Singularity University is not a typical higher education school. Its mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies that address humanity’s greatest challenges.
You can find in its offer intense entrepreneurial programmes like Exponential Manufacturing, or Exponential Medicine, but what the school is mostly famous of is its Global Solutions Programme.
Each year the Global Solutions Programme gathers future leaders, entrepreneurs, and technologists for 10 weeks to work together on team-based technology solutions tackling global challenges. The Programme covers, among others, Future Studies & Forecasting, Networks & Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and workshops when you can experience emerging, exponential technologies. During the programme you work with social entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists, designers, physicians, and engineers o form real companies, and let the ideas grow further. Programme combines educational part with hands-on technology experience. In one of the past editions participants of the programme had the workshops with autonomous car of Google, which had been acquired by one of university lecturers.
In this year, the 10 week Global Solutions Programme will take place from 18th of June till 28th of August 28.If you have a unique idea that will improve the lives of millions of people and would like to apply for the programme in 2016 ,you can still do it through one of multiple Global Impact Competitions, enabling the winners to participate in the Programme for free.
Applying is enabled for anyone who comes from Central & Eastern Europe, Chile, Italy, Norway, Peru, South Africa or US. If you decide to go for it you’ll find some application tips & tricks in the video here.
Singularity University is not only an immersive entrepreneurial focused programme provider, but also a start-up accelerator, think-thank, and global community builder.
For its alumni school offers possibility to build and lead their own chapter or a salon, which enables them to connect with fellow alumni , spin around exponential technologies and work together further.
Alumni can build own chapter, or host a salon.
Dedicated to a dear colleague of mine, whose recommendation for participation in SU GSP 2016 I was honored to write. I keep my fingers crossed for you.