KANS scientific competition in its second round in 2021 calls for young scholars, researchers, and innovators under 45 years of age to participate in this competition by submitting 3 to 5 minutes videos of their scientific & technological achievements or their solutions for challenges declared by international institutes. You can find competition headlines and subjects below.
Any scientific and technological achievement in the form of Idea, Paper, Book, Prototype, MVP, or New Product is acceptable. Top 16 submissions will be nominated by the Assessment Committee and 6 winners will be chosen by Judge Committee in October 2021.
A) Top six winners will receive:
– KANS Medal and a plaque of appreciation
– 30-gram Gold Insignia
– Sabbatical worth $2000
– Special privileges for benefiting from MSTF networking platforms: STEP & EISA.
B) Every solution for challenges declared by international institutes, will be handed over to related institute in order to cooperate and commercialize the solution, if desired.
Any theory, idea, or solution which solves major challenges in economy, banking & finance; including resource distribution, poverty eradication, wealth inequality, new methods of financing, Islamic banking and finance, etc.
Challenge ECO1: Contract and Money Transfer Based on Blockchain Technology (INSTP)
Challenge ECO2: Iran Natural Gas Subsidy Reform Model (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO3: Private Sector Participation in Financing the Knowledge-Based Economy (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO4: Livelihood for the Poor who are Unable to Work (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO5: Brain Drain and Human Capital Migration Governance in Islamic Countries (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO6: Energy Carrier Subsidies (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO7: Fighting Corruption (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO8: Stabilization and Reduction of Inflation (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO9: Non-Inflationary Poverty Reduction (RISTIP)
Challenge ECO10: Documentation of Economy (NSTP)
Challenge ECO11: Transparency in Monetary Transactions (NSTP)
Challenge ECO12: Job Opportunities Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic (USERN)
Challenge ECO13: Barriers of Digital Banking (Resalat Q.H. Bank)
Challenge ECO14: Digital Economy and Small Scale Businesses in Pakistan. (UCP)
Call for KANS 2021