Innovate at university today, disrupt the world tomorrow.

Innovate at university today, disrupt the world tomorrow.

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Do you have an idea that changes student life? Or even the world?

Red Bull gives wings to student innovators to drive positive change through tech solutions. Best ideas will be invited to the Global Workshop.

_01 Success Stories

Learn about the impact created by some of our past Red Bull Basement participants.

EnergyBrid

EnergyBrid

Creators of a floor-grid system that converts energy from walking into electricity, after the Global Workshop the Indian team was invited to a boot camp powered by Google. Local experts are providing support and tech advice, while media connections get their idea out to potential investors.

CyberDAS

CyberDAS

The team from Russia built a one-stop app solution that rewards students for recycling. From ongoing app development to becoming the face of tech in local media, the team is now heavily involved with this year’s edition, ready to inspire the next generation to bring their tech ideas to life!

Sightly

Sightly

This team from Canada built a VR application that empowers students to overcome anxiety. Since refining their concept at the Global Workshop, they’ve been the subject of media articles and an inspiration to other student entrepreneurs. Their beta phase is live on SideQuest now.

Temp

Temp

This one-woman team created a platform for students to share items to reduce waste. Now she’s ready to embark on the next adventure with her solution. Just 20, since Red Bull Basement she has also become a key part of initiatives for women in tech and a well-known role model in New Zealand. 

Audvice

Audvice

The 2019 global winners from Austria realized a unique solution for students to create, share and listen to audio learning content in one application. They are now taking their idea even further by launching their first-ever global pilots with Cisco and Red Bull.

CampAssist

CampAssist

CampAssist created a social platform to boost student productivity and success. With continued mentoring, they have grown their community, been selected for the prestigious Nest i/o technology incubator, received financial credits and expect to expand their reach to students across Pakistan.

_02 Satellite Events

Satellite Events

You don’t have to be an entrepreneur or an innovator to join us – everyone is invited to the brainstorm. Take part in a Red Bull Basement satellite event near you to develop new ideas, find team members and get inspired.

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_03 Global Workshop

Global Workshop

Finalist teams will have a chance to bring their ideas to life, guided by mentors from relevant innovation spaces and access to thought leaders from around the world. After three adventurous days packed with networking and inspiration, they will be ready to ace a Final Pitch to the experts.

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