Open Competitions

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InnovAction Challenge 2.0

In its second edition, the program promotes eco-conscious business models in emerging economies and aims to empower change-makers through innovation and sustainable solutions.

Innovation Challenge “Youth on the Move”

The “Youth on the Move” Innovation Challenge is a regional innovation competition designed to identify, support, and accelerate innovative ideas and new business models that promote and facilitate the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants persons residing in Ecuador, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. The goal is to have a direct and positive social impact on their host communities.

Completed competencies

Eco-Reto 2023

The Eco-Challenge is a special category of TIC Americas that promotes sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean through the identification, acceleration and exposure of innovative entrepreneurial proposals able to positively impact the planet and people.


Eco-Reto 2022

The Eco-Challenge 2022 aims to identify, support, and reward scalable and sustainable solutions. This will allow the industry and the consumers to go beyond the use of plastic to build a world where it does not become waste through reduction, recycling, and reinvention. Hence, contributing to the future of sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Reto InnovAcción - 2021

The InnovAction Challenge “Innovation in Action responding to COVID-19” is a regional competition that seeks to identify, support, promote and reward youth initiatives that incorporate technology, innovation, and new business models to support community development of the most vulnerable groups in countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with special emphasis on inclusion and direct engagement with grassroots organizations.


TIC Jalisco - 2021

TIC Jalisco seeks to identify and promote innovative and sustainable solutions led by young entrepreneurs from the State of Jalisco, Mexico, providing them with an integrated system of support, training, awards and local and international expansion, based on the hemispheric model of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas.


Startup Challenge - 2020

Inclusion and Development: Investing in human capital to reduce the social economic gap. In times of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, where technology and innovation are affecting the future of jobs by modifying the current business models, young people, businesses, and citizens in general, need to adjust their knowledge, skills, and mindset.

Caribbean Innovation Competition - 2020

Entrepreneurs presented innovative solutions, tools, and mechanisms that help the Caribbean region adjust to the realities of Climate Change, while creating economic opportunities and sustainable businesses. The entrepreneurs participating in the CIC 8.0 received further training and mentoring throughout the program, and also international visibility of their businesses during the Finals of CIC, organized during the official activities of the 50th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).

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