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.
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.
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? 
- How effectively does the solution address the challenge identified by the team? 
- Is there evidence of a next step? Does the team display a plan for future extension if they were to continue? 
- Is there evidence that the solution has been thoroughly tested with real users? 
- Is there evidence that the solution was iterated upon based on user feedback? 
TECHNOLOGY [40 points]
- Does the solution implement all the technical components needed to solve the challenge? 
- Has the team clearly explained what Google technology they used, why, and included guidance on how to run their code? 
- 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? 
- Has the team made effective product and technical decisions for their solution? 
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