2021 Imagine Cup Online Semifinals

2021 Imagine Cup Online Semifinals

Competition year

Active Dates (GMT):
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:01 - Sun, 31 Jan 2021 23:59

Online Competition

Now’s your chance to reimagine a technology solution for the global issues you’re most passionate about. You could win mentorship from Microsoft experts, the chance to showcase your work on a global stage, and other great prizes.

Now you’ve completed the Microsoft Learn Challenge, you’re ready to take the next step and submit your project to the Imagine Cup Online Semifinals. There are four competition categories you can choose to build a project for:

  • Earth: solutions for climate change, agriculture, and in green tech
  • Education: innovate to change the way students across the globe learn
  • Healthcare: tackle issues in treatment, diagnosis, accessibility, and more
  • Lifestyle: projects that shape how we game, play, and live

Get ready to submit:

Step 1: Form your team of up to 4 people.
Step 2: Select your competition category and build a related tech solution that solves a pressing global issue.
Step 3: Submit your Imagine Cup project to the Online Semifinals!

Competition Rules

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Students ages 16 and older at school or university

Team size

Up to 4 competitors


Submissions close on January 31, 2021 at 23:59 GMT+0


Winning teams will advance to the World Finals

Online or live


Submission requirements

Your project title, description, proposal, software, software instructions, and presentation video