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Application Deadline: 2020 UNC Makeathon
January 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Applications due January 19
UNC’s two week-long Makeathon is a creative, cross-campus competition which accelerates innovative ideas into physical and digital prototypes that promote positive social impact.
Students form academically diverse teams of 3-5 members who compete in one of two tracks: digital or physical product development. They have special access to on-campus makerspaces, app labs, workshops, and expert mentors to design, reiterate, and enhance their products, business models, and pitches.
In addition to their prototypes, students will also build a network of peers and community members who are skilled in innovating, making, and entrepreneurship, which will extend beyond the competition.
The Makeathon culminates in a final pitch event where students and other expert judges are invited to vote to give the teams the chance to win cash and other prizes and opportunities.
Learn more and apply here.