“Universities for SDG 13”, an alliance with the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Universities for SDG 13, an alliance with the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network 

 

Siemens Gamesa and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) have sealed an alliance to promote university talent in the fight against climate change (SDG 13) while enhancing the relevant role of innovation for quality education (SDG 4) 

 

“Universities for SDG 13” is an international competition where students from selected universities work across disciplines to produce disruptive solutions for energy transition and environmental sustainability 

 

For this first edition, five universities have been selected from SDSN’s network: Tsinghua University in China, the University of Pretoria in South Africa, the University of Göttingen in Germany, the Pontifical University of São Paulo in Brazil, and Arizona State University in the United States of America.

 

The first edition of Universities for SDG13 will start in January and end in September 2022 during an award ceremony which will take place in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. 

 

Throughout the competition, students will be assisted by teaching staff and mentors from Siemens Gamesa and SDSN. Projects will require a multidisciplinary approach which is essential for the transformation, considering technological, legal, economic, and social aspects of the transition toward a carbon free economy. 

 

By giving students the opportunity to demonstrate their talent and skills in a collaborative and competitive way, universities will position themselves and their faculties within a dynamic and innovative environment, while providing regional stakeholders with an understanding of technical, legal, and sociological aspects of how local economies could decarbonize.  

 

Siemens Gamesa and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) have sealed an alliance to promote university talent in the fight against climate change (SDG 13) while enhancing the relevant role of innovation for quality education (SDG 4) 

 

“Universities for SDG 13” is an international competition where students from selected universities work across disciplines to produce disruptive solutions for energy transition and environmental sustainability 

 

For this first edition, five universities have been selected from SDSN’s network: Tsinghua University in China, the University of Pretoria in South Africa, the University of Göttingen in Germany, the Pontifical University of São Paulo in Brazil, and Arizona State University in the United States of America.

 

The first edition of Universities for SDG13 will start in January and end in September 2022 during an award ceremony which will take place in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. 

 

Throughout the competition, students will be assisted by teaching staff and mentors from Siemens Gamesa and SDSN. Projects will require a multidisciplinary approach which is essential for the transformation, considering technological, legal, economic, and social aspects of the transition toward a carbon free economy. 

 

By giving students the opportunity to demonstrate their talent and skills in a collaborative and competitive way, universities will position themselves and their faculties within a dynamic and innovative environment, while providing regional stakeholders with an understanding of technical, legal, and sociological aspects of how local economies could decarbonize.  

 

 

 

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