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Who can apply for the Pangaea X Challenge?

The eligibility criteria for the Pangaea X program are as follows:

  • Participants must participate in a team of a minimum of 2 people
  • A maximum of 4 people per team is allowed
    Participants must be between 16 and 29 years old (1994)
  • Participants must reside in a U.E country or in Switzerland

In order to be eligible, projects must

  • Have an economic potential
  • Cover one of the issues proposed in the challenge
  • Be in the idea phase
How much time will I have to devote to Pangaea X if I am accepted into the program?

The Pangaea X program is a six-month commitment and requires at least 5 hours per team per week on average for the duration of the program. At the end of the program, a for the winning team a week-long trip is organized with Mike Horn, the date of which is yet to be determined.

  • Aug 22-28,2023 (in Switzerland)
  • Sep 9, 2023 ( morning session online)
  • Oct 28, 2023 (online session)
  • Dec 1, 2023 (in Paris)
Do we have the possibility to change the team members during the official program?

Yes, we understand that sometimes it is necessary to make changes to the team due to differences in vision, priorities and goals. However, all teams must have two members throughout the program, and we ask that these changes be made within the first two weeks of the program if you are selected.

Where will the program take place?

The workshop from August 22 to 28 will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 2 other events will take place online. The final event will take place at Station F in Paris. A budget of 200 CHF / € per person will be allocated per event to each participant to organize their trip.

Will the Pangaea program support us financially ?

Pangaea X provide a 20’000€ grants gto the winning team. This grant may be used in exchange for proof of development costs of the winning project. 

What if not all team members speak/read/write English fluently, can we still register and participate?

The program will be conducted in English as the primary language. Teams must have a basic knowledge of English in order to fully participate in the program.

Are all team members required to participate in all program components?

We recommend that all team members participate in program activities and workshops. As a team, you are likely to gain value holistically when all your members are engaged in strategy, growth and learning together. Note that the Workshop in Switzerland is a program requirement to ensure that all teams start with a solid foundation and understanding of the program.

Does Pangaea X own the intellectual property rights or a patent for the solutions created or for the solutions that participate in Pangaea X programs?

No, Pangaea X does not own or claim to own the intellectual property (IP), patents, or ownership of all solutions created or those that participate in any of our programs. Teams maintain their own IP for their solutions.

Can I change my registration?

You may resubmit your modified application until the deadline of July 9, 2023. After this date, all applications will be considered final and only the most recent application will be considered. In the event that you modify your application, it will not be valid unless you send a separate email to contact@pangaeax.org

Who can we contact for any questions or concerns not listed in this FAQ?

You can contact contact@pangaeax.org for all your additional questions.