google-solution-challenge

Application Deadline: March 31st 2021

The 2021 Google Solution Challenge mission is to solve for one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals using Google technology.

Google invites university students around the world to join the competition with Google Developer Student Clubs.

Step 1Register
Step 2Learn and build
Step 3Demo and submit by March 31, 2021

Benefits

Top 50 teams

Receive mentorship from Google and other experts to improve and submit a solution for the top prize.emoji_events

Top 10 finalists

Win a 1 year subscription to Pluralsight, swag, additional customized mentoring from Google, and a feature in the Google Developers Blog and Demo Day live on YouTube.emoji_events

Top 3 winners

Win all the prizes included in the Top 10 category along with a Chromebook and a coffee chat with a Google executive.

Evaluation criteria

Please note: Each solution is evaluated on a scale of 1 to 100.

IMPACT [60 points]

  • Does the entry establish a clear challenge focused on one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals? Is it explained in a clear manner with specific Sustainable Development Goal targets they are looking to solve for? [10]
  • How effectively does the solution address the challenge identified by the team? [20]
  • Is there evidence of a next step? Does the team display a plan for future extension if they were to continue? [10]
  • Is there evidence that the solution has been thoroughly tested with real users? [10]
  • Is there evidence that the solution was iterated upon based on user feedback? [10]

TECHNOLOGY [40 points]

  • Does the solution implement all the technical components needed to solve the challenge? [10]
  • Has the team clearly explained what Google technology they used, why, and included guidance on how to run their code? [10]
  • Does the video demonstration show the working solution and how a user will interact with the solution?
    Does the demonstration highlight how Google’s technologies are implemented and also mention the value the technology provides the users? [10]
  • Has the team made effective product and technical decisions for their solution? [10]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Solution Challenge 2021

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