Apply for the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge

Social Shifters

The Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge is back!! This year we’ve packed in even more FREE support to help you explore, start and grow your big ideas for impact.

We’re here to support the next generation of leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs (aged 18-30 years) who have fresh solutions to today’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

We’re looking for creative ideas, projects, and business solutions to the problems that matter most to you and your community. We welcome ideas at any stage and from anywhere in the world.

We’re open to ideas that will contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and have special awards for ideas that will help solve problems relating to health equity, the refugee crisis, and climate emergency. 


  • Unlock Your Potential

Develop your skills, confidence, and future prospects with help from skilled mentors and as part of a supportive global community.

  • Accelerate Your big Idea

Get FREE access to a world-leading Digital Incubator program to help develop your project or business idea.

  • Make an Impact

Compete for awards of up to $10,000 to deliver activities that improve lives, help communities, and protect the planet.


  • Open to anyone aged 18 to 30 years old. 
  • You can apply from any country. 
  • Your idea must contribute towards at least one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Application Process

Apply now for the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2022 at:

Return to submit your entry before applications close at 11pm (UTC) on the 9 November 2022. 

All eligible entrants get FREE ACCESS to our Digital Incubator program, including e-learning, live events, peer support, and the opportunity to access expert mentors from the world’s leading companies.

Be part of the Social Shift… APPLY NOW!

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