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  • AAAS Announces Finalists in Global Entrepreneurship Competition

    Thirty finalists from 24 countries will head to Marrakech, Morocco to receive intensive training prior to pitching their innovative ideas and products at the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, AAAS announced today. The finalists are participants in the yearly GIST Tech-I competition, sponsored by...
  • 2014 Tech-I Finalists

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and 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. "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does." - Margaret Mead Following a record 405,038 votes, AAAS...
  • Interested in Winning a AAAS Membership?

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The AAAS Tech-I team are giving away 100 digital one-year AAAS Memberships to Tech-I voters . Membership to AAAS includes a subscription to Science magazine, access to the Members Central...
  • AAAS Announces Semifinalists in Global Entrepreneur Competition

    Click the interactive map to learn more about this year's GIST Tech-I semifinalists. | AAAS/GIST Tech-I Researchers in Bangladesh are thinking about a stove that can cook and generate electricity at the same time. A start-up in Guatemala is looking for new ways to bring skilled mothers together to...
  • 2014 Tech-I Semi-Finalists

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. This year the Tech-I competition received a record 502 applications . Following initial review at AAAS, 428 applications went to the next review stage conducted by the expert panels. Over...
  • Application Deadline EXTENDED

    Following numerous requests in our interactive webinars and via email, AAAS are pleased to announce that the application deadline date for the Tech-I Competition has been extended from July 21, 2014 until JULY 31, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT . This is an additional 10 days for you to perfect your...
  • At Euroscience Forum, AAAS Urges International Partnerships to Foster Global Science Community

    Science is becoming a more collaborative enterprise, but it must "function in a coherent global way" if it is to meet massive challenges such as climate change and managing energy and water resources, AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner said at the Euroscience Open Forum in Copenhagen. In a 25 June...
  • Female Scientists and Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories

    Female scientists and entrepreneurs play an important role in society, both on a community level and globally. GIST has helped young women entrepreneurs across the world to get the mentorship, support, and skills necessary to develop their science and technology ideas and compete in the global...
  • Tech-I Webinar Session 2 - July 3

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and 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. Archived footage of the Tech-I Question & Answer Session number 2 recorded on July 3. This webinar covered: The background to the GIST Initiative & Tech-I competition; Basic...
  • Tech-I 2013 Idea Stage Winners

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and 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. GuideMe Stage of Development: Idea Sector: ICT First Place Idea Stage 2013 GuideMe is an obstacles detection device designed to provide audio guidance to visually impaired individuals. It...