The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), a nonprofit organization that works in cooperation with General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), are pleased toannounce the 6 winners of the First Edition of the Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC).

In preparation for the final stage of evaluations during the CIC Finals in Barbados, the finalists participated in one-on-one business training and received tailored feedback from international experts. The winners' selection was conducted by a panel of 15 international experts and includes two teams in each award category: Social, Economic and Environmental.



These 6 teams will now have the opportunity to compete on the Hemispheric level in the TIC Americas and Eco-Challenge Caribbean 2013, thanks to the support from PepsiCo.

We congratulate the following teams on their outstanding achievement in the CIC 2013!


Team Category Country Profile
Hivesource Best Economic Entrepreneur Trinidad and Tobago View
LCP Industries Best Economic Entrepreneur Antigua and Barbuda View
Mr. Tallyman's Sun Dried Bananas Best Social Entrepreneur Trinidad and Tobago View
Book Line Best Social Entrepreneur Barbados View
Emerald Energy Best Enviromental Entrepreneur Saint Vincent and the Grenadines View
Tambran by Tamara Best Enviromental Entrepreneur Grenada View



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