Launchpad for Innovation & Future-Thinking (LIFT)

An ideation challenge program to engage young Indonesian innovators in providing sustainable solutions to pressing climate-related challenges

Elevate groundbreaking innovation for a better tomorrow. Together we #LIFTinginnovation to the next heights!

Challenge Areas

Sustainable Tourism in Indonesia: Balancing Development and Preservation

Indonesia tourism faces the dual challenge of balancing economic growth with environmental conservation and equitable socio-economic benefits for local communities. 

We’re looking for game-changers with ideas for:

  • Sustainable Tech: Eco-friendly tech innovations to minimize environmental impact, manage resources, and develop climate solutions.
  • Waste Management: Cutting-edge ideas for waste collection, recycling, to smart waste collection.
  • Economic Empowerment with Circular Economy Principle:¬† Circular business models that boost local economies and minimize environmental impact (think community-based tourism and sustainable agriculture).


Achieving Low Carbon with Energy Transition

Indonesia is facing significant challenges in transitioning to clean energy. The country’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels is impeding progress towards achieving low carbon and net-zero emission goals.¬†

Solutions we seek:

  • Renewable Energy Innovation: Ideas to unleash the potential of renewable and clean energy sources to facilitate an effective energy transition in Indonesia.¬†
  • Energy Efficiency & Conservation: Explore ideas to drive¬† energy efficiency to help reduce carbon emission.



  • This program is open to passionate individuals residing in Indonesia who are driven to develop innovative solutions.¬†
  • Applicants must be between 17 and 30 years old at the time of application.
  • Participants must submit the applications¬† as a teams consist of 2 to 4 member.
  • Each team must have at least one member present at all virtual and on-site program sessions.


  • Participants should complete the administrative form at¬†
  • Develop your solution using the pitch deck template provided by the committee.
  • Participants may use solutions that has been submitted from other/similar program, as long as they are not bound by exclusivity or copyright rules.
  • Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered.¬†
  • The evaluation of the proposal rests with the judges. The decision is final and not open to challenge.

Prize and Benefits

Certificate of Completion
Expert Mentorship
Strategic Networking
Become the part of Lestari Impact Ecosystem
Total Prize
Rp 40 million rupiahs
For winners

Timeline Program

10-31 May 2024
Open Registration
4 June 2024
Top 15 Announcement
10-29 June 2024
Workshop Series
3 & 4 July 2024
Mentoring Session
15 & 16 July 2024
Top 6 Selection
29 July 2024
Networking Session
30 July 2024