The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP)

The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) in Malaysia is a competition-based approach to identify and nurture Malaysian technopreneurs in clean technologies. Supporting the development of entrepreneur and innovators developing ingenious solutions to major challenges in energy generation, distribution and storage, air and water pollution, waste management, new forms of transport and construction techniques. Furthermore, to address the impending concern on energy security, climate change and the adverse environmental impacts associated with conventional economic activities.

GCIP is about coupling entrepreneurs with experts in the field through mentoring, training, showcasing and connection with the investors. Through the programme, mentors will be assigned to the selected entrepreneurs to help them address business and technology gaps, build the entrepreneurs’ capacity within the scope of the competition, as well as the capacity of the mentors themselves.

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InnoCentive – Challenge Bulletin

InnoCentive crowdsource innovation solutions from the world’s smartest people, who compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, and technical challenges.

Their global network of millions of problem solvers, proven challenge methodology, and cloud-based innovation management platform combine to help our clients transform their economics of innovation through rapid solution delivery and the development of sustainable open innovation programs.

For more than a decade, leading organizations such as Astra Zeneca, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cleveland Clinic, Eli Lilly & Company, NASA, Nature Publishing Group, Procter & Gamble, Scientific American, Syngenta, The Economist, Thomson Reuters, The Department of Defense, and several government agencies in the U.S. and Europe have partnered with InnoCentive to rapidly generate innovative new ideas and solve problems faster, more cost effectively, and with less risk than ever before.

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