Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Sarajevo /Newsroom /
29.08.2019  

Call for submitting applications for the ISDB Transformers Roadshow competition

The Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) has launched a science, technology and innovation competition called the Transformers Roadshow, which has already been organized in several countries. The next competition will take place in Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with Bosna Bank International

The Transformers Roadshow is a platform to accelerate and amplify the work of innovators and entrepreneurs. The competition is about finding and supporting new ideas that can help communities build their own healthy and prosperous futures. The aim is to identify innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs with ideas that can support one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals, and connect them to those who can pass on the relevant knowledge and support, including funding, new business opportunities or
simply strategic advice.

Scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs in Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighbor countries who are currently working on a project in support of the Sustainable Development Goals are invited to apply. Applications must be received by 10th September 2019. The Selection Committee will select top 15 projects from across the region. On the 28th September, the 15 finalists will be asked to pitch their ideas to the judging panel comprising of technology, business and development experts from around the world. Three lucky winners
will be announced on that day, they will win investment fund of $3,000 each.

To take part in the competition, please register on the Engage Platform (www.isdb-engage.org) and provide information about your project via online form available on https://www.isdb-engage.org/en/challenge/transformers-roadshow

More details are available on the following websites: 

Bosna Bank International:
https://www.bbi.ba/bs/novosti/poziv-za-dostavu-aplikacija-za-transformers-roadshow-takmicenje

Sarajevo Halal Fair:
https://www.sarajevohalalfair.com/2019/07/04/transformers-roadshow/