As soon as we invite applications, thousands of startups clamour to showcase their products and solutions to Challenge 22. The applicants’ backgrounds and qualifications are as diverse as their innovations, underlining a global passion for making the FIFA World Cup 2022™ a tournament unlike any other.
Selected startups succeed in commercialising their product or solutions regionally and globally, with the support of Challenge 22 mentors and partners. Of course, it’s the tireless work and determination of the startups’ founders and employees that gets them to the proof of concept stage and beyond.
Find out about Challenge 22 startups and their products:
Tourists can discover what’s happening in the local community, based upon their interests.
Watch highlights and see your team’s goals as they hit the net.
Giving visually impaired people unprecedented access to a wide array of electronic devices.
Harnessing solar energy from flat rooftops, walkways and pedestrian spaces.
Make your commute more enjoyable with this driver-friendly podcast app.
This unique, locally derived product is making the world a greener place.
Automated concession sales allow football fans to order food right to their seats.
This shading wind turbine generates green electricity, gives you WiFi and charges your phone.
Transforming palm branches into sustainable composite material.
A team of university students wanted to create a completely different kind of fan experience.
A potentially life-saving solution.
Enhancing crowd management using smart cameras.
A team of Arab innovators are bringing the FIFA World Cup 2022™ to life – for everybody.
Read about the winning startups: ARVEX | Bonocle | Eila | ELPALM | Fanera | Moistchar | Palm Engineered Composite | Podio | Scalable Synthesis of Expanded Polystyrene | SunPave | Synaplexus | Tactile Palm Communicator | ViaVii
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