THE EVENT

# Project outline

  • During March-April 2019, hundreds of participants  in schools all over the world submit candidacy.
  • Attendees, the finalists - 70 young boys and girls (Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the state of Israel) in the ages of 16-18. 35 from Israel and 35 international.
  • During  the 8 days journey, the teams will get to know one another, experience Israel and Haifa in ways corresponding with the theme of the competition, meet scientists, researchers and representatives of the Technion, Rambam hospital, and  Hi-tech and start-up companies. An optional touristic weekend will be offered.
  • A committee, headed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Avraham Hershko, composed of Haifa’s top researchers and representatives will choose the candidates based on technologica, public  activity excellence and recommendations of teachers, principals and community leaders.
  • The participants would be divided into mixed work groups; each group will have an assigned mentor and a mission to generate and promote innovative solutions in safe and healthy living.
  • The competition will be refereed by a professional committee of the highest scientific level.
  • All participants, will be invited to continue the innovative activity in a virtual technological incubator designated exclusively for this program veterans. This “exclusive club of young entrepreneurs” will serve as the main tool for the ongoing relationship among the young participants after the completion ends.
  • Estimated cost 250-1000$ * (+plus airfare if needed)
    *We are able to provide financial aid. For more information go to Shira's Fund.

PROGRAM JULY 2019

TUESDAY 16

WEDNESDAY 17

THURSDAY 18

FRIDAY 19

SATURDAY 20

SUNDAY 21

MONDAY 22

Arrival in Haifa, Israel Opening Ceremony  Professional visits in Haifa Jerusalem -Ceremony at the Israeli Parliament Tour of Northern Israel

 Optional
activities in Haifa

HACK ATHON

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TUESDAY 23

WEDNESDAY 24

 

 

 

 

 

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Closing Ceremony Haifa

 

 

 

 

 

Early bird fee registrationby December 22nd, 2018  USD990* (Fee to be paid upon acceptance)

Standard fee registrationby January 15, 2018 USD1,100* (Fee to be paid upon acceptance)

Scholarships available. Application deadlinefor scholarships:
December 22nd, 2018.
Notification of acceptance: March 1st, 2019