The first program of its type as a portion of a World Expo, Expo Live, assists innovators from around the world to evolve their answers for our colossal challenges. These interfacing goal-oriented minds are today, making the future. Expo Live was inspired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, VP and PM of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness devoted a fund and trusted us to discover innovators, reserve them and carry them to Expo – making Expo 2020 an Expo for everybody.
Expo Live backs projects with savvy results to squeezing challenges, assisting in developing individuals’ lives, or protecting the planet. Expo Live incorporates Expo 2020’s aim to gather the world together to unite and advance to discover answers for a portion of the world’s most squeezing difficulties. Expo Live contains the Innovation Impact Grant Programme and the University Innovation Programme.
Innovation Impact Grant Programme
- Around 140 grantees from 76 nations have gotten subsidizing, direction, and openness, exhibiting that development can emerge out from any place to everybody.
- Excess of 11,000 applications has been received from 184 nations.
- Global Innovators receiving financial grants from USD 100,000 up to USD 500,000
University Innovation Programme
- 46+ groups of understudies in UAE with grants of AED25,000-AED 50,000 each, in addition to openness and backing, to assist with transforming their imaginative thoughts into genuine arrangements.
- With the Expo Live grant, on average, the Global Innovators were effective in bringing multiple times more up in extra subsidizing, further upgrading their work and making more sure effect.
- Expo Live grantees are identified with Expo 2020s three subthemes: Opportunity, Mobility, and Maintainability.
- Expo Live is supporting social business people across all over the globe; these incorporate innovators that assist with addressing worldwide difficulties put down in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Expo Live is focused on female-drove business people and expanding on the significant commitment of ladies in the conveyance of Expo 2020.
- Expo 2020 Dubai has joined hands with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help grassroots innovators develop the existence of individuals throughout the planet.
- The Expo Live program features will meet up in the Expo Live Pavilion – The Good Place, where the tales of the Global Innovators will be exhibited during Expo 2020 Dubai.
- Expo Live is making an eco-system that helps interfacing grantees with one another and with global and government associations.
Expo Live’s impact
In the five years of the Expo Live Programme, an excess of 5.8 million individuals – including merchants, farmers, understudies, tutors, doctors, patients, and individuals of assurance – have profited from the work of the Global Innovators.
Global Innovators managed
- To do 3,000 jobs in their own company and an excess of 160,000 jobs in the networks they serve.
- To utilize digital platforms to assist more than 1.1 million individuals with getting clinical help and guidance worldwide.
- To provide 611,000 people an opportunity to improve their education and skills.
- To improve the livelihoods of 760,000 ranchers with agricultural innovators.
- To reestablish 36,000 sqm of land.
- To convey a saving of more than 6.3 million liters of water.