IEEE, stands for the “Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers”, the world’s largest professional organization, focusing on “Advancing Technology for Humanity”. Some quick facts about IEEE shows us its strength and importance thought out the years, since its foundation back in 1884.

IEEE has:
– More than 422,000 members in more than 160 countries, more than 50 percent of whom are from outside the United States
– More than 123,000 Student members
– 339 Sections in ten geographic Regions worldwide
– More than 4.5 million documents in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library, with more than 8 million downloads each month
– Has over 1,250 active standards and more than 700 standards under development
– Publishes approximately 200 transactions, journals, and magazines

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According to IEEE Brand Experience “Advancing Technology for Humanity reminds the technology community and the world that IEEE stands at the forefront of technological change for the betterment of humanity. These four words are a reflection of the IEEE mission and vision, positioning statement, and brand promise. It is the hope that all individuals who see this tagline will better understand and appreciate the role that technology and IEEE play in creating a better tomorrow. IEEE accomplishes this overarching goal through its publications, conferences, educational programs, standards development, and IEEE members’ everyday research and professional activities.”

Now, IEEE is launching the IEEE $1 Million Challenge, and it’s calling you to submit your proposal for new ideas and innovations, to make it even bigger and greater.

Ideas are bigger today—and they should be. Technology is progressing faster than ever before. IEEE members have always created advancements that allow us to keep up with the changing world. The IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) is looking for your help with the next big idea.

IEEE is looking for fresh ideas, innovations, and new concepts for:
Broadening membership through engagement
Enhancing education in underserved communities
Experimenting with new style events
IEEE is not looking for just your ideas; turn your ideas into real solutions. That is what IEEE members do best and how you make a difference in the world. Creative and potentially disruptive approaches are encouraged—IEEE wants your outside-the-box, groundbreaking, and world-shattering ideas and solutions.

Learn more about the IEEE $1 Million Challenge and get your proposal submitter before 1 August 2019.