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UpLink is a digital platform designed to enable and nurture a world where anyone with impactful ideas and solutions is empowered to address its most pressing challenges. "CROWDSOURCING INNOVATION TO ADDRESS THE WORLD’S MOST PRESSING CHALLENGES"
UpLink’s ambition is to surface high-impact solutions or ideas from innovators to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
By helping source and elevate innovations from across the world, UpLink is becoming the open digital platform for mass participation to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UpLink enables the next generation of mission-driven entrepreneurs and young innovators to join forces with a trusted community of leading organisations, experts, investors and changemakers to deliver impact at scale.
It leverages the World Economic Forum’s independent status to convene the stakeholders needed to accelerate and scale-up solutions and ideas from grassroots communities and groundbreaking technologies developed by high-growth ventures. Source: 10.02.21
It aims to achieve this through a digital ecosystem where:
People, ideas, solutions and ventures can be supported and rapidly scaled up
Resources, expertise and networks can be galvanized towards targeted solutions
The most impactful solutions are elevated to the global agenda and receive the recognition and awareness they need to accelerate their progress
Forum Partners can align with the platform to accelerate the impact of their own initiatives as well as that of the innovators sourced through UpLink