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The days are getting shorter and cooler and even though the summer is coming to an end, it still has plenty of opportunities available.

Make the most of the last weeks of this summer and take advantage of the variety of career-boosting competitions we listed below.

The hottest competitions to apply for by the end of this summer


Skylife Photo Contest 2019

Deadline: August 25, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: All participants must be of the age of 18

Are you ready to tell the entire world about your world, perspective, feelings, what you see, your philosophy, what you know and hear? How about inviting people from all across the world to this journey to discover? Turkish Airlines’ world-spanning photography contest is beginning.


X Reality Awards 2019

Deadline: August 31, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Any person or group that creates XR contents, such as VR, AR or MR

‘X Reality’, a new term that penetrates through all kinds of virtualization that not only includes VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality), and MR(Mixed Reality) but also encompasses XR (eXtened Reality, that broadens the perspectives of reality), CR (Cross Reality, that overlaps real and virtual world) and even unknown X, the undetermined and unpredictable.


Reimagine Education Global Competition 2019

Deadline: September 1, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Dates: December 8-10, 2019

Reimagine Education is a global competition for educators, companies, schools, universities, foundations & NGOs.

Reimagine rewards innovative approaches aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes and employability, offering $50,000 in funding to the overall winner/s and 16 ‘Oscars’ of Education. It culminates in an international conference for all those seeking to shape the future of education.


Swiss Original Handmade Creative Project 2019

Deadline: September 5, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Entering the competition is free and open to everyone over the age of 18 on the date of registration, without any limit of nationality, profession, education, expertise or other forms of restriction, except for being 18 at the time of participating in the contest

For centuries, the Swiss tradition of Emmentaler AOP cheese production has focused on the art of cheesemaking, on artisan skills and on HAND MADE expertise, all underpinned by a caring attitude towards nature, time, materials, know-how and the vital energy of the environment we live in.


The Brain Race Competition 2019

Deadline: September 8, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Anyone can join

The Brain Race is orchestrated by the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) in partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

This initiative is different. As with CAI’s prior challenges, teams will advance promising de-risked inventions selected with rigorous due diligence by potential investors and industry experts.


Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2020

Deadline: September 13, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Your activity is based on a new technology or an innovative application of existing technology; You have a proof of concept, a prototype, a scientific validation of your claim, or are in the process of producing one; Your team is made up of two persons or more. Your project is not part of a larger company; Your project/startup is in early-stage (up to series A); You foresee an economically viable application on the market within 15 years; Your project has the potential to have a strong impact on the industry you target, and on society or the environment in general.

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a worldwide renowned science & technology startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deep-tech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies.

The Challenge was created in 2013 by deep tech entrepreneur Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, at the time both PhD students, who realised that the resources needed to propel emerging technologies were different from those of traditional web and mobile innovations.


ARCHsharing Competition 2019

Deadline: September 22, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: Registration is open to all students of schools and universities in relation with architecture and to young architects less than three years after graduation (Young architects graduated after the 22nd April 2016 are allowed to participate to the competition). Teams can be multidisciplinary (architect, engineer, landscaper, …)

Haiti is a Caribbean country located on the western third of the island of Hispaniola and part of the group of archipelagos that form the Greater Antilles with Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Its history has been turbulent since the arrival of the settlers with a Spanish and then French governance. A large part of the indigenous population was exterminated and in order to promote the colonial industry, hundreds of thousands of slaves from the African continent were brought in.

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