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The TED Prize is awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

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8 ideas for the future of cities

In 2012, the TED Prize was awarded to an idea: The City2.0, a place to celebrate actions taken by citizens around the world to make their cities more livable, beautiful and sus...
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2015 TED Prize Nominations are closed

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The TED Prize gives a visionary leader the chance to dream bigger, awarding $1 million dollars to an imaginative and high-impact wish for the world.

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TED Prize 24 Oct
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TED Prize 24 Oct
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TED Prize 23 Oct
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TED Prize 22 Oct
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TED Prize 22 Oct