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Overview


Singularity Institute's mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.

 They educate and inspire their students to make global impacts and be agents of change. They also have a vast international network making them a very powerful resource for driving international solutions, Headquarted in Moffett Field, California. 


They offer three main programs :


The Graduate Studies Program (GSP) – convenes future leaders, entrepreneurs, and technologists for 10 weeks to work on team-based technology solutions to widespread global challenges.

The Executive Program (EP) – dives into the tools that corporate specialists and entrepreneurs need to ride the wave of accelerating change.

Exponential Medicine – explores the future of medicine with its intimate week-long look at breakthrough innovations in healthcare.


Purpose

"Singularity University, where the world's brightest minds convene to attack the world's toughest challenges."

—BloombergTV

The goal of Singularity University is to positively impact humanity by educating, inspiring and empowering leaders across the globe to harness the power of exponential technologies to improve the lives of billions of people.

Distinct Differences From Other Offerings

Singularity University’s programs have a deep focus on accelerating technologies, their intersections, and ability to help solve grand challenges in a largely collaborative, international, and interdisciplinary forum. This combination creates a unique and intense educational experience that complements the existing graduate and post-graduate programs from which we select many of our participants.

The core of SU is thier people– from faculty working at the edges of science and technology to participants from around the world, jointly dedicated to challenging problems in research, industries, non-profits, and more. Through their faculty, staff, and participants, Singularity University is able to revisit the curriculum each year, continuously discussing and building on past breakthroughs and applications of the fastest moving technologies.


Programs Offered

  • SU Graduate Studies Program (GSP) convenes future leaders, entrepreneurs, and technologists from around the world in a 10-week collaborative experience to develop team-based technology solutions to widespread global challenges.
  • SU Executive Program (EP) is a 7-day intensive and interactive program for “C-level” business executives, covering the technologies and tools that corporate leaders and entrepreneurs need to understand the wave of accelerating change.
  • SU FutureMed explores the future of medicine and biotechnology in both one week and 3-day formats to look at breakthrough innovations in medicine and healthcare.
  • SU Global Summits are two-day programs that showcases the opportunities of disruptive influences brought about by exponential technologies and global impact.
  • Innovation Partnership Program (IPP) is a joint venture of X PRIZE Foundation, SU and is presented by Deloitte. IPP provides C-Suite executives an overview and showcases the exponential organizational tools that will radically transform industries and society over the next decade and beyond.
  • SU also offers Customized Programs tailored to the needs of a specific industry and have delivered these worldwide for corporate, non-profit and government organizations.

Singularity University GSP Team Projects:
During the GSP, SU challenges participants to design a sustainable global solution in the Team Project (“Ten to the Ninth Plus”), leveraging exponential trends, innovation and the power of entrepreneurship to positively impact 1 billion people in ten years. The problem spaces change from program to program, but will always be in areas of significance to the goals and vision of SU and the world.

Tracks: 


The program concentrates on exponentially growing technologies areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Robotics
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Energy & Environmental Systems
  • Medicine & Neuroscience
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networks & Computing Systems
  • Design

The Executive Program provides an understanding of how these accelerating technologies will transform your business and your industry by showing you what is in the lab today and where the technologies will be within the next 3 to 10 years

Impact Achieved For Students and Campus

All applications are found online: singularityu.org or applicants can contact: info@singularityu.org and they will respond to your request personally. You must be 21 years or older.

From media, a recent founding The bio-crime prophecy: DNA hacking the biggest opportunity since cyber attacks

All of their media information and global impact can be found on their website.

One of the biggest ways I think stuents can utilize this resource is by competing in their Global Impact Competitions

They have multiple competitions from Asia to Isreal. If you win the competition then you are granted, free admission to their program. 

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''''Watch this link if you are the slightest bit interested, the challenges are awesome.

Steps Required To Bring Resource to Campus

Awareness is probably the biggest step for campus.


To contact an SU Ambassador on inquire about the Ambassador program, please email global@singularityu.org

Also if your campus would like to compete in the competitions all the information is on the website and ready for you to start innovating and solving real global issues. 


Contact Information

The cost for the 10-week GSP is US $30,000/per student, inclusive of all housing, food and tuition, but does not cover travel to/from SU. We encourage and assist our participants to use their contacts and ingenuity to raise funds from donors, corporate sponsors, and other organizations to cover a portion of their tuition.

The cost for the 7-day Executive Programs is $12,000 per participant. This fee is inclusive of all housing, food and tuition, but does not cover travel to and from SU. For information regarding costs of specialized Executive Programs, contact SU at info@singularityu.org

For in-depth information about all Singularity University Programs and Initiatives, see the specific pages for these programs on our web site: singularityu.org

CONTACTS:
Applicants & General Questions: info@singularityu.org
Media Contact: pr@singularityu.org
Careers: info@singularityu.org

MAILING ADDRESS
Singularity University
NASA Research Park
Building 20, So. Akron Road
MS 20-1
Moffett Field, California 94035-0001

TELEPHONE: +1.650.200.3434