VCU Innovation Challenges 2019
VCU’s Innovation Challenges invites students to submit their most creative and innovative solutions in the following three areas: Healthcare, Higher Education, and Poverty. All students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional) are encouraged to submit their ideas throughout the entire month of September (September 3rd - October 6th). Winning ideas in each category will receive funding, mentorship, and guaranteed acceptance into VCU’s pre-accelerator program (Spring 2020). If you are interested in attending a brainstorming, design session, please attend one of the following dates (all will take place at 807 South Cathedral Place).
September 5th, 4:30 - 5:30 pm (Info Session)
September 17th, 3:30 - 5:00 pm (Design Jam - Higher Ed)
September 19th, 9 - 11 am (Design Jam - Healthcare)
September 24th, 3:30 - 5:00 pm (Design Jam - Poverty)
For more information, please contact Kelsey Steenburgh:
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VCU Email Address
List of team members / Full Name and VCU email
Please list all members and emails of those submitting an idea. If not applicable, please write NA.
Idea Category (Pick all that apply)
HEALTH - How might we improve healthcare through new and emerging technologies?
SOCIAL - How might we address poverty through digital and financial literacy?
VCU/HIGHER-ED - How might we build a better messaging platform for student organizations?
What's your idea?
In 100 words or less, describe your idea. This can be something you are currently working on, or a completely brand new project.
On a scale of 1 - 5 How far along with the idea are you? 1 (Brand new idea) and 5 (We've been working on this for awhile)
Brand New Idea
We've been working on this for awhile
Based on your answer to the previous question, please explain what steps you have taken to advance your idea. If this is a brand new idea, please explain what steps you plan to take.
In 100 words or less.
What does your team need in order to advance your idea? (e.g. funding, mentorship, branding)
In 100 words or less.
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