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Apr 28, 2017

2017 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Sri Lankan young entrepreneurs along with their brethren the world over have been given an opportunity to receive 2017 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award proving their suitability to challenge technological or social needs in the real world.

Applications (or Nominations) are called for the 2017 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award by the Takeda Foundation from young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world.

The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address real technological and social needs will lead to the creation of goods and services that enhance the well-being of people throughout the world, which is the mission of the Foundation.

The Awardee will be selected from among the candidates who apply for the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award. Candidates should submit an application paper describing the background of the targeted issue, and his or her ideas for a solution to address that issue in 1000 words or less with figures (within 3 pages).

They are also requested to submit a supporting report (in 300 words or less) written by an individual who receives benefit from the solution. The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award will be given to the individuals who propose the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site.

The Takeda Foundation will select the Best Entrepreneur and 5 Entrepreneurs. The recipient of the Best Entrepreneur Award will receive a diploma, plaque and monetary prize of 1,000,000 Japanese yen.

Each recipient of the Entrepreneur Award will receive a diploma, plaque and a monetary prize of 200,000Japanese yen. The Takeda Foundation awaits the nominations or self-applications of young individuals who challenge technological or social needs to enhance the well being of people throughout the world. Application Period: April 1 to July 31, 2017.

Anyone who is under 40 years old as of April 1, this year, regardless of gender, affiliation, and nationality is eligible to apply for the award. Further details could be obtained from by visiting foundation‘s homepage (http://www.takeda-foundation.jp/en2/index.html) and obtain registration.

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