Are you incubating a remarkable invention? Applications are now open for our second annual Alva Fellowship program, which will provide seed grants to empower the next generation of inventors to take action on their ideas.
Presented with our friends at GE, the Alva Fellowships will select three winners under 30 years of age who have demonstrated remarkable potential to create useful and innovative new products or services that will help the world work better.The Alva Fellows will be identified through an application process in which young creators share their qualifications as idea executors and outline a specific proposal for a new product or service that they want to bring to market.
All Alva Fellowship winners will receive a $13,500 cash grant to be used in the creation of the proposed product, as well as 1 complimentary ticket to the 2013 99U Conference, a $1,500 travel stipend, and access to GE’s many experts and educational resources around the world.
More info on official rules & applying here.
When inspiration strikes, ideas flow freely. But seeing those ideas through to completion is another thing entirely. That’s why 99U focuses on the hard part — idea execution. This May, we’ll bring together a handful of the world’s most productive creative visionaries and researchers to share pragmatic insights on how to push great ideas forward, create incredible art, build businesses, and change the world.
Learn more about the 2013 99U Conference here.
We’re just 12 hours away from the start of this year’s 99% Conference – our annual event featuring insights on idea execution and the “99% perspiration” that’s behind every legendary idea. We couldn’t be more excited to hear this year’s speakers, who come from The Atlantic to Reddit, Jonathan Adler Design to Harvard Business School (and many more to be found here).
But before then, we’re busy preparing from Behance HQ! If you’re not attending, make sure to be following @The99Percent and #99conf for live reports, quotes, and more instagrams coming ‘atcha all day….
Chief Designer Matias Corea gives us a peek at this year’s program
The team working out final details.
Tomorrow, these badges will be around the necks of hundreds of conference attendees.
Scott Belsky and Jocelyn Glei prepping. Read more →