Global Innovation Game – or GiG – is a new social networking game played on Facebook that will launch in coordination with GEW in November. GiG is a competition of ideas and strategy that will connect GEW participants from around the world, encouraging them to collaborate, share, mentor, and compete with one another.
Launched by Global Mind Games, a producer of social games that provoke debate and inspire real-world change, in partnership with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Global Innovation Game (GiG) is a free, online and interactive game that engages aspiring and serial entrepreneurs in meaningful competition.
GiG is free to play. All you need is a Facebook account and some innovative ideas. Connect with GiG on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news, player tips and special rewards.
• Hilary Singer, a native of the U.S. state of Alaska currently living in Edinburgh, U.K., for recommending a mobile purification system that cleanses water while it is being transported from the source.
• Bugs Tan of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for his idea to wrap thin, flexible solar films around objects to maximize capture of the sun's energy throughout the day.