Yenching Social Innovation Forum 2017 in China

The forum will take place from December 8-11th 2017 at Peking University in Beijing, China. Round trip travel, accommodation, meals, and materials will be covered for all admitted applicants by the Yenching Academy.

The forum will incorporate a range of interactive activities, including workshops, site visits, networking opportunities, and presentations from business leaders and public policy makers.


Participants will…

  • attend a range of workshops and speeches by leaders in the field of climate change and sustainability
  • be reimbursed for travel, accommodation and living costs for the duration of the conference
  • have the opportunity to present current projects to potential investors
    experience Beijing’s start-up scene


  • English proficiency (Chinese language proficiency is not required)
  • Applicants should demonstrate experience developing solutions to issues related to climate change or sustainability through innovation.
  • Whether you are an entrepreneur, still studying or already a professional, they are looking for bright minds from around the world who are passionately motivated to make a difference in the environmental sector.
  • They believe that the ability to perceive challenges as opportunities and an open mindset are key factors to creating an entrepreneurial environment, which promotes value oriented solution finding.
  • Therefore we greatly emphasize an understanding of a global set of values, the realization of which is pursued through innovative thinking. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding application eligibility.

DEADLINE: October 20, 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

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