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50 ideas to change the world

The Financial Times is looking for projects and ideas which have the potential to address the challenges posed by population growth, energy and resources, healthcare, education and nature. Projects should be at a pilot or working prototype stage.

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Name of project or idea *

This idea mainly addresses a challenge related to: *

Please select one

How would you describe the idea in one sentence? *

What is the problem you are trying to solve? *

How does this idea or technology address that problem? *

What is unique or novel about this approach? *

How far developed is the idea? Is there a working prototype or pilot project or supporting research in place?

If you have videos or infographics to explain the idea please upload them here.

Please include any links to a website where there is additional information about this idea

Company or organisation name

By submitting your idea to the FT for consideration you agree that it (i) will be treated as having been submitted on a non-confidential basis, (ii) it may be used by the FT in articles (to be published in print and/or online) as part of the ‘50 Ideas’ project and (iii) where applicable, you agree to provide FT with a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to reproduce, use, modify or reference any part of your submission for any purpose whatsoever and in any media, whether or not currently invented (and you warrant that you have the necessary rights to grant this licence). The entrant warrants that the content of their entry does not in any way infringe the intellectual property rights of any other person. If it is discovered that an entry is not the original creation of the appropriate entrant and/or breaches another person or company’s intellectual property rights, FT shall be under no requirement to include the entry as part of the project.

Contact name *

Contact email address *

Contact telephone number *

Contact address *

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