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  • Advice

    Bringing together innovative science and technology entrepreneurs to compete at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. Struggling with your application? Not sure how to make a video? Have questions regarding the program announcement? This is your page to help answer any questions you may have! On this page...
  • Scientists, Diplomats From 32 Nations Connect at Science Diplomacy Course

    Participants the in first-ever AAAS-TWAS course on science diplomacy, held in Trieste, Italy | photo by Ezio Vuck This piece is republished with permission from TWAS.org . Along the fortified border between Poland and Belarus, in the Bialowieża Primeval Forest, researchers from both nations are...
  • FINAL Webinar

    Struggling with your GIST Tech-I application? Not sure how to make a video for Tech-I? Worried what to include in your Executive Summary? Looking for the perfect ingredients to make your video shine? If you have any questions regarding Tech-I, the application process, the selection process, or any...
  • <i>Science & Diplomacy</i>: U.S. Must Help Build Global Response to Mental Illness

    By the end of this decade, depression may rank just behind ischemic heart disease as the leading cause of disability worldwide. The ominous statistic is just one sign of a global mental health crisis that the world's governments have been unwilling to address, according to an editorial in the AAAS...
  • Tech-I 2014 Materials

    Bringing together innovative science and technology entrepreneurs to compete at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. Tech-I 2014 was the largest competition the GIST initiative has seen! With record numbers of eligible countries, applications, and votes the 2014 Tech-I was an amazing success! Over 1000...
  • Tech-I Program Announcement

    DOWNLOAD ALL GIST TECH-I INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN ARABIC, ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH, AND RUSSIAN. CLICK HERE FOR ACCESS TO ALL TRANSLATED DOCUMENTS . The 2014 GIST Tech-I Program Announcement contains all relevant details related to Tech-I. Included in the Program Announcement, are sections...
  • GIST Tech-I Team

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative operates at the intersection of science and technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship to empower individual...
  • Tech-I Competition Snapshot

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The GIST Technology-Idea (Tech-I) competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from around the world. Aspiring innovators submit an application online and...
  • Tech-I Competition Launch

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition. Tech-I...
  • Science Diplomacy Visit to Cuba Produces Historic Agreement

    A AAAS-led group (left) meets with its hosts at the Cuban Academy of Sciences in Havana. | AAAS/Kathy Wren HAVANA, CUBA — On a 90-degree morning in April, a AAAS-led group of U.S. scientists and policy experts stepped gratefully out of the tropical glare of a Havana side street and into the elegant...