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Searching for the next generation of global health innovators.


Do you have a unique idea for a new product or research project in global health?  Our annual Student Challenges Competition could help transform that idea into reality. 

Student Challenges highlights

Student Challenges Competition highlights

Student Challenges offers you the opportunity to showcase your research and to win prize money to fund your global health project.  

Each year, IGHI hosts a Dragon’s Den-style event to find the winner.

Read about this year's competition here.

We welcome applications from any UK-based university students. Projects can cover any aspect of global health innovation, such as improving hygiene or developing diagnostic tools for use in remote areas. 

Applications for IGHI's 2019/20 Student Challenges Competition are now closed. 

Terms and conditions 

Terms and conditions for the 2020 competition can be found below, which outline what is expected from you as an applicant/finalist.

IGHI's policy on data privacy can be found using the link below:

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