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Europe, Middle East and Africa Communities Committee are responsible for supporting engineers and technologists in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in delivering events and other networking opportunities to benefit the SET community.


The IET Young Professional Global Challenge

Want to test your technical skills and help humanitarian aid workers with a problem they face? Join the IET Global Challenge!

 The Global Challenge is organized by the IET Young Professionals Community Committee (YPCC) to encourage Young Professionals to address a real world engineering challenge.

Team formation:

3-4 members (aged 18-35, with at least 1 IET member)

Your task:

Provide a technical proposal for a solution to a Challenge faced by humanitarian aid workers

The prize:

The winning team will get an all expenses paid trip to the IET’s prestigious Innovation Awards ceremony, where each team member will receive a GBP250 cash prize and certificate. Cash prize and certificates will also be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Runner-ups.

Submission deadline:

17 March 2017

Details can be found in the website:

What’s more, the winning team in 2015 has developed a prototype of their product and started their own company with the support from the IET. Find out more from here

Do form your team now and put on your thinking cap!

Upcoming Events


The IET Cyprus Network in its continues efforts to: (A) Inspire the next generation of engineers and technicians (B) Inform the wider engineering community (C) Influence government and standards to advance society   Organised the following events (A) A School Presentation (for young students) at Pascal Private Education in Nicosia on December 1 st ... read more...
Posted by Christos Christou on Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Group Dec 3, 2016 5:36 PM GMT


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