Call to innovation / Global Impact Competition 2016
Call to innovation is the Global Impact Competition for Spain. Winners of GIC are invited to attend the Global Solutions Program (GSP) of the Singularity University free of charge thanks to the regional sponsor (Fundación Rafael del Pino). Pablo Orduña is one of the two awardees presenting LabsLand, the spin-off of the WebLab-Deusto research group.
The Singularity University, located in NASA Ames in Silicon Valley, is a benefit corporation that provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologie to positively impact billions of people. In particular, the Global Solutions Program (GSP -formerly Graduate Student Program-) convenes future leaders, entrepreneurs, and technologists for 10 weeks to work on team-based technology solutions to widespread global challenges. The Singularity University was founded by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil in 2008.