National Science Foundation’s Community College Innovation Challenge
The National Science Foundation’s Community College Innovation Challenge is underway and seeking teams to propose innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, -based solutions for real-world problems. Teams must comprise community college students, a faculty mentor and a community or industry partner.
Challenge entries consist of two components: a written entry and a video entry. Each team’s entry must address one of the five themes outlined by the National Science Foundation. This year’s themes are Big Data, Infrastructure Security, Sustainability, Broadening Participation in STEM and Improving STEM Education.
Finalist teams will be invited to attend an Innovation Boot Camp, a professional development workshop on innovation and entrepreneurship.
The entry submission deadline is Jan. 15, 2015.
For additional information about the challenge, visit http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/communitycollege/.
Questions about this challenge should be directed to InnovationChallenge@nsf.gov.