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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Are you innovative, young? ITU seeks your generation


Young innovators could win chance to pitch their ideas to industry leaders at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2012.

The global telecommunication regulator, said its ‘Young Innovators Competition,’ on the second edition of its initiative to give young, talented social entrepreneurs the opportunity to attend the key global networking and knowledge sharing event, ITU Telecom World 2012 and the chance to win funding, mentorship and ongoing support.

Officials confirmed that submissions consists everything from well researched concepts to ongoing operations showing preliminary results.

“From these, the 12 most outstanding entries – judged to have the greatest possible social impact and potential for business success would win the chance to attend and participate in ITU Telecom World 2012, which takes place from 14-18 October in Dubai.

ITRealms Online recalls that ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology with over 145 years, whilst coordinating the shared global use of the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation in assigning satellite orbits, worked to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and established the worldwide standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communications systems.

Remmy Nweke

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