Closer to People: Become a Part of a Worldwide Campaign

Closer to People Campaign

Innovators have just received a unique chance to showcase their tech&science projects and benefit from the international promotion among tech-oriented crowd, media, industry representatives and business professionals. 250 of the best projects will be promoted among over 2 million people from 100 countries for three months.

The first edition of the „Bringing tech&science closer to people” was launched. The digital campaign, carried out under the auspices of UNESCO, is here to celebrate the greatest innovators and inventors, as well as the world-changing solutions they are working on. Tech owners can submit their projects via by the end of December UPDATE: The deadline was postponed to January 15th. 

Closer to People Campaign
Closer to People Campaign

Everyone can join

Campaign’s content is crowdsourced by individual tech owners, startups and companies working on innovative projects from the areas of Transport & Mobility, New materials & Manufacturing, IoT/IoE, Virtual Reality, Communication Technologies, Electronics, FinTech, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Energy & Fuels, Security. They apply by filling in a simple form at – only until the 31st December. In the middle of January, the best 250 projects will get published and the second phase of the campaign starts. It is focused on popularization of the projects among press and professionals and consists of multiple digital events widening the reach of the campaign.

It’s about creating opportunities for tech owners

The goal is to support easier knowledge exchange and build the network of doers&makers, where top-notch innovative projects from all over the world are boosted with ideas, cooperation proposals, business offers. “We create a global movement of doers&makers, a network of like-minded people, interested in expanding their horizons and reaching new markets,” explain Katarzyna Janocha and Marek Kotelnicki, coordinators of the campaign.

Campaign Closer to People
Closer to People Campaign Categories

Introduce your tech&science project to the market

The business aspect of the campaign is as significant as the educational one. All the projects from among ten categories will be presented to the industry organizations, chambers of commerce, investors, accelerators and many more. “For tech owners, participation in the campaign is a way to get the international recognition of their work and accomplishments but above all, to gain new opportunities for their project development or commercialization, they add.

By the people and for the people

The campaign is a joint initiative of the Centre for Innovation and Technology Commercialization Foundation (CIKT) and Internest, responsible for delivering the web platform for showcasing projects. It was already supported by over 50 local, national or international organizations like UNESCO, EuroScience, TechFounders, IAESTE etc.

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