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  • This contest is for young people, and individuals up to the age of 34 can apply.

  • There is no limit on the number of team members. When filling out the application form, please write the role of each team member in the "role" field. If your team receive an award , please be informed that only up to 2 people per team can be benifited of certain awards.

  • Currently employed individuals can also apply. However, there must be no disruption to the participation in the competition program, such as mentoring, final presentation, and awards ceremony.

  • Any young Arabs living in Korea can apply regardless of age(up to 34), nationality, or gender.
    When applying, please submit documents proving the person's legal residency in Korea. (alien registration card and visa must be submitted before expiration)

  • There is no priority for countries and categories. If you have a creative idea related to the Arab region, you can apply regardless of country or category.

  • Ownership of intellectual property rights, etc. of startup ideas submitted to the competition belong to the participant, not to the Society.

  • Yes, you may apply. Your ideas must be reflected, and if you are not a startup representative (and an individual applying with a company's ideas), you must check whether there are any problems with intellectual property rights or patents.

  • Even if the idea has not been materialized, you can apply for the ‘idea division’ by submitting a brief one-page proposal.
    Upon passing the screening, there may be an opportunity to develop the idea through mentoring and presentation processes.

  • Experts from relevant organizations specializing in startup support and Arab market will participate. We will inform you in more details later in the process.

  • This is a benefit to be given to the 1st to 3rd place winning teams in the Startup division, and the 1st place team in the idea division. If the selected teams(up to 2 people per team) wish to visit Dubai, the benefit will be provided after thorough preparations for the visit have been made and the relevant procedures explained at a later time.
    (*Dubai Expo 2021 to be held from October 2021 to March 2022)

Please leave an inquiry regarding the competition.
It will be replied via email.

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