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  • Tech-I Webinar Session 2 - July 3

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    GIST.png 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;...
  • Tech-I 2013 Idea Stage Winners

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    GIST.png 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...
  • Tech-I 2013 Startup Winners

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    GIST.png The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. Kytabu Stage of Development: Startup Sector: ICT First Place Startup 2013 Kytabu is a textbook subscription application that allows users to locally access curriculum textbooks...
  • Advice

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    Gist Banner.png 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...
  • Scientists, Diplomats From 32 Nations Connect at Science Diplomacy Course

    news_20140630_science-diplomacy_full-group.jpg 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...
  • 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

    See GISTNetwork.org for current information on GIST Tech-I and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    GIST.png 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!...
  • 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

    news_20140430_cuba-diplomacy2_fullsize_DSC1481.JPG 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...