Encouraging university students to collaboratively tackle significant challenges, the programme rewards innovative projects, driving ideas from conception to validation, including commercial applications and advanced research.

1,000+ applications

In the first two cohorts.

46 student teams

Selected from 19 universities.


Important dates and key milestones

  • Applications open: 11 September
  • Application deadline: 9 October
  • Workshop: 4 November
  • Pitch idea at COP28: 2 December
  • 7 months to bring your idea to life


Applications closed

How to apply

Students interested in applying to the programme are invited to read the UIP presentation and submit their proposals by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button above.
download PDF: UIP - Presentation, 1.0 MB
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Eligibility & FAQs

For more information, please refer to the frequently asked questions.