Global Challenge Lab 22: Climate Action

Wednesday 6 July - Friday 15 July
Form international teams to tackle global challenges in this 10-day programme of events, workshops and mentoring and cash prizes!

About this event





Imperial Enterprise Lab, The Technical University of Munich and Tsinghua’s x-lab are working with 15 global university partners to bring together hundreds of students and recent alumni to grow their international network, gain new skills and create new ideas that help achieve UN SDG 13: Climate Action. Students from all disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to join – no technical skills are required!

You’re looking at a 10-day programme of core and optional workshops, guest speakers and mentoring to help you come up with and develop innovative ideas. At the end of the programme, the top 8 teams will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas and win a share of a £10K prize fund!



Challenge Tracks – You will have the opportunity to form an international team and innovate within one of the following tracks:

  • Renewable Energy, & the Circular Economy
  • Agriculture & Land Sustainability
  • Natural Hazards and Humanitarian Innovation
  • Urban Innovation



Key Dates:

Applications close on Friday 1 July at 23.59

The event will run from 6 – 15 July 2022

Events and workshops will run across multiple time zones and you don’t have to attend them all.

Content will be available after the live event, so if you find you can’t make it, you can watch back on demand so it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, you won’t miss out!

More details about the Challenge can be found here. 



You must be a student or recent alumnus (graduated no earlier than 2019) of the following universities:

  • Imperial College London
  • Tsinghua University
  • Technical University of Munich
  • University of Queensland
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University of Toronto
  • Singapore University of Technology & Design
  • University of Ghana
  • University of Geneva
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • University of São Paulo – Please contact your University international office to register for the Global Challenge Lab
  • Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
  • Cornell University
  • Sciences Po
  • American University Beirut
  • Durham University
  • University of Tokyo
  • University of Lagos

If tickets for your university have sold out, we will operate a waitlist, providing you are from one of the universities listed above. To get on the waitlist, register for the relevant  ‘waitlist’ ticket below.

Please review our Terms and Conditions when you register for the event.

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