Google’s Project10tothe100 – $10mn for 5 ideas


Google has announced $10mn to support 5 ideas. The details are here.
You can submit your ideas here. Hat tip: Dr. Madhukar Shukla

 
the deadline is 
October 20th, 2008.
The guidelines and categories are given below
 
Guidelines
Our goal is to set as few rules as possible. However, we ask that you put your idea into one of the following categories and consider the evaluation criteria below.
 
Categories:
Community: How can we help connect people, build communities and protect unique cultures?
Opportunity: How can we help people better provide for themselves and their families?
Energy: How can we help move the world toward safe, clean, inexpensive energy?
Environment: How can we help promote a cleaner and more sustainable global ecosystem?
Health: How can we help individuals lead longer, healthier lives?
Education: How can we help more people get more access to better education?
Shelter: How can we help ensure that everyone has a safe place to live?
Everything else: Sometimes the best ideas don’t fit into any category at all.
 
Criteria:
Reach: How many people would this idea affect?
Depth: How deeply are people impacted? How urgent is the need?
Attainability: Can this idea be implemented within a year or two?
Efficiency: How simple and cost-effective is your idea?
Longevity: How long will the idea’s impact last?
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About Gautam

Gautam is a HR professional interested in how emerging technologies are impacting work, careers and organizations.

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