Inviting all Innovators and Saudi Entrepreneurs

 

Do you have a passion in the areas of Aerospace Innovation and Entrepreneurship?

This is your chance to take your idea or business to the next level.

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Dates Activities
July – November 2017
Mid – July Registration Opens and Application Submissions Starts
4 Webinars (dates soon to be announced)
2 Workshops (dates soon to be announced)
15th of November Registration Closes and Application Submissions Ends
30th November Announcement of the Top 10 Finalists
December 2017 – January 2018
1st – 17th of Decemeber Mentoring Session for the Top 10 Finalists
17th of December Final Event Ceremony and Announcement of the Top 3 Winners
January Incubation/Internship of the Top 3 Winners

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Overview about the competition

We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Airbus Aviation Innovation Challenge Entaliq.

Entaliq was launched in September 2016 by Airbus, the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer in partnership with TAQNIA Aeronautics and Saudi Arabian Airlines. The initiative falls in line with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ambitious ‘Vision 2030’ innovation strategy, promoting the sustainable future growth of the Kingdom’s aviation industry by cultivating and accelerating innovation in the Middle East’s aerospace sector.

As a leader in Science Technology Engingeering and Mathetmetics (STEM) innovation, Airbus has built a strong network of local partners in the industry that pride themselves on the promotion of technology and knowledge sharing. Airbus continues to pioneer more STEM-related partnerships designed to drive the future growth and sustainability of national and global standards in the aviation industry.

The inaugural 2016 cycle of Entaliq attracted more than 1,000 Saudi applicants, over 70 unique project idea submissions, and concluded with an awards ceremony that presented the opportunity for the top 20 participants to be recognized for their creative and innovative projects. Providing a platform of knowledge transfer and inspiration, Entaliq supports the development of innovators and entrepreneurs across various science and aviation technology disciplines, highlighting their achievements across the globe.

The winners of the Entaliq challenge have the potential to be coached by experts, mentored by aerospace industry veterans, and trained on how to develop realistic business plans. Presenting these plans to a judging panel of industry professionals provides young passionate Saudis with the possibility of incubating their projects and turning their ideas into reality.

 

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Who Can Participate

To enroll in the Entaliq Challenge, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Submissions may be entered by individuals or teams under a single entry
  • Participating individuals or team members must be over 18
  • The team leader should be a Saudi national
  • All submissions must be ideas or business models in the start-up phase or early stage businesses
  • Businesses over 2 years of age, and/or businesses who have generated over SAR 500,000 in revenue or investment are not eligible to participate
  • Eligibility

    To be considered, submissions must involve technologies, innovations, solutions and/or business models that address challenges in aerospace and aviation, including, but not limited to applications in: STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), drones, air traffic management, robotics, big data, artificial intelligence, communications, electronics, energy, clean tech, etc.

     

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    Contact us

    For more information regarding the program, partnership or media coverage, please contact us on: entaliq@potential.com

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