Moving ideas forward

All national finalists are currently developing their ideas. Over the course of five weeks, they will receive workspace, mentorship, and micro-funding to kickstart their idea. Stand by for the Global Final to see what the students created.

National finalists have been selected!
See the finalists who will be attending the Global Final in December 2021.

_01 Sessions

Red Bull Basement Sessions are your chance to discover firsthand how some of the world’s biggest change-makers disrupt their scene. Dive into these exclusive interviews with high-profile athletes, global entrepreneurs, and tech innovators to get inspired.

Maja Kuczyńska: Disruptor

Maja Kuczyńska: Disruptor

Skydiver Maja Kuczyńska shares insights on her incredible Game of A.I.R. project and setting your own goals.

Jamie O’Brien talks risk

Jamie O’Brien talks risk

Go behind the scenes on pro freesurfer Jamie O’Brien’s most daring project to learn how he tackles risk.

Angel Collinson on Big Ideas

Angel Collinson on Big Ideas

Skier Angel Collinson shares how she risked her career to follow her heart and advocate for the environment.

Siya Kolisi: Change-maker

Siya Kolisi: Change-maker

Rugby captain. Social innovator. Inspiration.

Creativity on two wheels

Creativity on two wheels

Trials rider opens up on how to stand out

Manjula Lee thinks forward

Manjula Lee thinks forward

How to take your idea to the next level

Horner talks teams and tech

Horner talks teams and tech

What it really takes to win

Peter Gray on smart ideas

Peter Gray on smart ideas

Advanced tech knows no limits

Carissa's confidence

Carissa's confidence

Surfing superstar on pursuing your passion

The Westermeyer effect

The Westermeyer effect

Communication. Collaboration. Connection.

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_02 Local Events

Local 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 event in your country to develop new ideas, find team members, and get inspired.

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_03 Global Final

Global Final

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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4 things we learned about disrupting the status quo from Maja Kuczyńska

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Championship-winning skydiver, Maja Kuczyńska, found her path by seizing the initiative. She even challenged an aeroplane to a duel in the sky – and won.

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From career changes to fire surfing, the brains behind Red Bull TV's Who is JOB show is no stranger to risk. Learn more with his Red Bull Basement Session.

Angel Collinson’s 5 pointers for turning big dreams into reality

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When the skiing athlete from the USA had an idea for positive change, she switched up her career to make it happen.

Blue sky thinker? Try Wingfinder like these 2020 Red Bull Basement winners

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Game changers including Siya Kolisi and Christian Horner open up to share their stories – and inspiration – in the Red Bull Basement Sessions podcast.

Calling students who want to innovate today and disrupt the world tomorrow

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Red Bull Basement, the program that shines a spotlight on young entrepreneurs, is back to kickstart ingenious ideas from student changemakers.

You got a new match! Cyrkl is the recycling app giving trash a partner

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Czech platform Cyrkl is taking a new approach to recycling by directly matching commercial waste producers with other companies who can turn it directly into new products. Find out more right here.

”Don’t let anything hold you back” – this is how you change the world

”Don’t let anything hold you back” – this is how you change the world

Thanks to Red Bull Basement winners Joanna Power and Paramveer Bhachu, you soon may be washing clothes with your shower water – and that’s not the only idea from 2020’s Global Workshop.

You're now entering Red Bull Basement: prepare for innovation

You're now entering Red Bull Basement: prepare for innovation

Right now, university students from across the globe are preparing to pitch next-generation ideas that could improve life on campus today – and around the world tomorrow.

These 2 London students reinvented the washing machine… and it's genius

These 2 London students reinvented the washing machine… and it's genius

Brunel University's Joanna Power and Paramveer Bhachu will be representing the UK at the Red Bull Basement 2020 Global Workshop. Here's the story behind their water-saving device, the Lava Aqua X.

Connection, change, culture, commitment and creation by Philipp Westermeyer

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The star of digital marketing on the keys to innovative success.

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