Imagine Cup

Dream it. Build it. Live it.

The Imagine Cup is full of opportunities to gain new skills, access exclusive training, unlock mentorship opportunities, and have a chance to win great prizes and make a difference in the world.

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Meet the 2022
Imagine Cup Champion

Learn about the winners of the Imagine Cup trophy, USD 50,000 in Azure credits, a USD 100,000 cash prize, and mentorship with Microsoft Chairman and CEO, Satya Nadella.

Emea world finals winner and 2022 Imagine Cup champion

V Bionic

V Bionic created ExoHeal, a solution that offers more affordable and faster rehabilitation to patients with hand paralysis.

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Why Compete

The Imagine Cup is full of opportunities to further gain new skills, develop your existing skill set, receive mentorship, and collaborate with students who are just as passionate as you about making a difference in the world.

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Shape our world

Gather and build together to reimagine technology solutions in a competition designed to help you make a difference.

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Build your skills

Create something that matters and develop your skills at the same time with resources from Microsoft.

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Realize your passion

Apply your passion and purpose to transform your ideas into action.


Competition Schedule

  1. 01
    Registration + Submission
    Join the Discord community and compete in the Epic Challenge
    December 2022
  2. 02
    Online Semifinals
    Submit your project now
    Now - January 30, 2023
  3. 03
    Regional Finals
    Top teams compete to advance to the World Championship
    March 2023
  4. 04
    World Championship
    The winner is crowned
    May 2023
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Get Inspired

Learn about past competitors’ journeys through the competition and find resources to get started.