Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Join the Digital Innovation Challenge of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The Digital Innovation Challenge of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is an annual essay competition for students to explore how digital innovations influence business and society.

Visit LSE Challenge website for more details.


Two separate prizes one for last year undergraduates and one for Master students. Take the opportunity to explore a new interesting topic or develop your current work further to win great prizes!

The challenge is open for final year undergraduate and master’s level students in any field.

1. Choose an area of interest (i.e. Social media and democracy, e-Government, Open Source, Privacy & Security, Big Data; e-Businees, Organisational forms, business models, etc etc) and discuss a specific phenomenon of Digital Innovation

2. Review related body of work: academic journals, practitioner literature such as industry websites and other reliable sources.

3. Construct an argument where the main ideas and concepts from the literature are clear and well organised.

Each participating university will in December 2014 nominate one winner for each category (undergraduate and master students) to enter the global competition.

Visit LSE Challenge website for more details.

Eligibility & Rules.

The Prize
If your essay is nominated by your university and also be one of the two overall winners then....

You will be invited to visit one of the leading centers in Digital Innovation at the London School of Economics and Political Science for one week
(yes, travel & accommodation expenses are covered!)

You will have the opportunity present and discuss your ideas with faculty and staff at the LSE and join the global debate by attending lectures and seminars!