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How It Works

Individuals and groups (of up to four people) who propose the most innovative ideas will win prizes of USD 15,000 and receive mentoring from leading scientists and researchers in the region.

Those with the very best ideas – the ones with the greatest potential to contribute to an amazing tournament in 2022 – will receive up to USD 100,000 in additional funding to develop their ideas to proof of concept stage.

How it works

The application process for the second cycle of Challenge 22 has now closed and our judges have begun the process of evaluating this year’s entries. Find out more about the evaluation criteria.

Semi-finalists – who will then have the opportunity to be mentored by leading scientists and researchers – will be announced on 24 January 2017.

Following the business development workshops with the mentors, applications will be narrowed down further, with finalists flown to Doha to showcase their ideas to our judges. 

The winners will then be announced at a special awards ceremony in Doha.

So keep a close eye on www.challenge22.qa for further announcements.