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Innovation based tech competition
with Google I/O 2017 extended Sri Lanka

"Inspire Sri Lanka" is a competition for innovators who are passionate about utilizing technology for a better tomorrow. In line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) programme, this will be an opportunity for you to contribute to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all with a touch of technology.

Be a part of "Inspire Sri Lanka" competition powered by Mobitel and unleash your tech talent in achieving the 17 biggest goals for humanity. Apply today and stand a chance to win a visit to CommunicAsia 2017 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 23rd-25th May. Winner will be announced at Google I/O extended 2017 powered by Mobitel.

If you are a developer, designer or simply just an awesome person with a passion for technology and dreaming for a better tomorrow, team up and apply today!



Competition Theme

Inspire Sri Lanka - Achieve Sustainable Development Goals through technology inclusion

Team size: 3 – 5 members per team

You are encouraged to use new technologies like mobile, web, IoT (Internet of Things), big data, electronics, virtual reality etc. and come up with innovative products, solutions, systems, platforms, apps to serve the UN Sustainable Development Goals



  • Registration Open

    28th March 2017

    Get yourself registered for the competition

  • Competition brief

    6th April 2017 7th April 2017
    4.00PM-5.00PM

    Teams will be briefed by the organizing team with the presence of UN representatives about the expectations of the competition. Competition briefing session will be at Mobitel Innovation Center, Trace Expert City, Colombo 10

  • Application Deadline

    16th April 2017 18th April 2017

    You are expected to submit your applications by registering for the competition

  • Announcement of shortlisted teams

    20th April 2017

    Teams will be shortlisted based on the submission. Selected teams for the final challenge will be announced and those teams can start on their innovations and prepare themselves for the evaluations.

  • Pre-evaluations

    15th May 2017

    Teams has to present and demonstrate their innovations to a judging panel consist of industry experts, Academic experts and entrepreneurs. Pre-evaluations will take place in Mobitel Innovations Center, Trace Expert City, Colombo 10

  • Final evaluation & Winner Announcement

    17th May 2017

    Winning team will be selected and announced at Google I/O 2017 extended Sri Lanka held at Stein Studios Rathmalana

  • Victory!

    Winning team will get 3 tickets to fly to Singapore with accomodation for



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