Type of Funding
The Takeda Foundation is inviting applications and nominations for the 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award, which seeks to recognise young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world, and who in so doing, create goods and services that enhance the well-being of people throughout the world. The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well-being of people.
The Takeda Foundation will select the Best Entrepreneur and 5 Entrepreneurs. The winner 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 200,000 Japanese yen.
Nominees or applicants must be young people below the age of 40, who challenge technological or social needs to enhance the well-being of people throughout the world.
Candidates have to submit an application 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 also have to submit a supporting report, in 300 words or less, written by an individual who receives benefit from the solution.
Applications are to be done online by 28 June 2019.