Introduction to IoT Course

Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to alleviate some of the worlds most significant problems. By 2020, there will be 50 billion things connected to the internet, creating 1.5 million jobs in IoT.

Duration: 20 Hours


Cisco Innovation Challenge: $300,000 award to support Global Problem Solvers


Are you A Global Problem Solver?

Do you care about issues such as Poverty, inequality, climate change? Today more than ever, we have the power to overcome these challenges.

When we combine tech know-how, ingenuity, and social consciousness, we can help people thrive, build new commerce, and become guardians of our planet. That makes us Global Problem Solvers.

Here is your opportunity

Cisco is awarding $300,000 to support Global Problem Solvers

As part of our work to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025, Cisco seeks to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy.

Five hundred billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2030 – many for the first time. Digitization is about connecting people and things to transmit and receive information in order to improve processes and decision making.

With digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT), good ideas can make more of a difference more quickly. This challenge aims to recognize student entrepreneurs that promote and accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technologies, products and services that foster economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.


6 steps to grab it:

Step 1: Join the Internet of Things Course - Sign Up Now

Step 2: Follow the link ‘Innovation Challenge Webinar’ to register for the online informative webinar session

Step 3: Start nurturing your ideas in any of the areas of impact and attend Webinar on May 18th

Step 4: Submit your project before deadline (May 30th)

Step 5: Watch out for Finalists June 12th

Step 6: Be the Winner on June 29th


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