Global Solutions Program

Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program (GSP) empowers participants with the tools, knowledge and skills for positively impacting billions of people.

Leaders. Change Agents. Problem Solvers.
Join technologists, scientists, entrepreneurs, designers, physicians, and others on a path to discover technology-based solutions to improve the lives of billions.

Singularity University is now accepting applications for its 2016 GSP, a 10-week immersive experience designed to educate, empower and prepare today’s brightest minds from across the globe to use exponential technology to solve the world’s greatest challenges.

Apply to the 2016 Global Solutions Program

  • GSP Class of 2016 is fully sponsored by Google
  • NEW for 2016! — Apply as a team! See our FAQ
  • Deadline: Monday, February 22nd at Midnight PST

Apply to the 2016 Global Solutions Program

  • Join national or thematic innovation competitions
  • All GIC winners are fully sponsored to attend GSP 2016

The GSP Experience

Watch this video series to see what awaits you at GSP 2016

Who Should Apply to GSP 2016

Singularity University seeks talented social entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists, designers, physicians, social change agents, engineers, lawyers, and more for our 10-week immersive experience.

Applicants should be team players and have proven leadership skills, demonstrated experience working with global issues, and a passion for impacting the greatest challenges facing humanity. Applicants should be prepared to go 'all in' on their post-GSP startup and have no pre-existing obligations that would prevent them from doing so.

GSP is conducted in English and all applicants should be fluent.


GSP exposes participants to a culture of innovation and exploration through world-class curriculum, hands-on training workshops, interactive group discussions, behind-the-scene tours at emerging startups, and onsite visits at major technology companies.

Exponential Technologies, Tools & Methods

Technologies that demonstrate continued accelerating growth of capabilities and a set of tools and methods for using exponential technologies to create innovative social impact.

Exponential Technologies

  • Artifical Intelligence & Robotics
  • Digital Biology & Medicine
  • Digital Fabrication & Nanotechnology
  • Networks & Computing Systems

Tools & Methods

  • Policy, Law, & Ethics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Data Science
  • Future Forecasting


GSP faculty and guest speakers are renowned technology experts, leading entrepreneurs, notable CEOs, and top venture capitalists dedicated to applying exponential technologies to addressing Global Grand Challenges (GGC)—problems affecting at least 1 billion people.

Global Grand Challenges

Singularity University has identified the following eleven Global Grand Challenges facing the world today:










Disaster Resilience


GSP Launchpad — NEW for 2016!

GSP Launchpad is a new 8-week program designed to further solidify the transformation of the strongest team projects into companies. During the most intensive phase of a company’s development and growth, participants stay on campus and have access to Singularity University’s team of experts to provide the tools and guidance necessary to build a strong foundation for success and impact. SU will provide housing and weekly check-ins with no formal curriculum or other programming.

A select number of positions will be available for GSP participants. Applications will be available toward the conclusion of the 2016 Global Solutions Program.

More Information

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Sponsors & Supporters

We’re excited to announce a new multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Google that will enable SU to make the Global Solutions Program available free of charge to direct applicants.
Read more details here.