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January 2019

Application Deadline: 2019 Innovation Pilot Awards

January 15, 2019

Each year, the Center offers internal pilot funding to UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine employees for health care innovations across a broad spectrum of interest areas including innovative care delivery models and care pathways, new technologies, new applications, advanced analytics, business model innovations, workforce development, and translational research.

While Principal Investigators must be from UNC SOM or HCS, co-investigators and research team members may include...

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Network Forum: Storytelling- Data + Impact

January 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hyde Hall, University Room, 176 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Storytelling is a powerful tool. A compelling story that draws connections, evokes emotion and uses data for support can be the key to transforming an idea into an innovation that makes a broad impact in society. Reserve your seat for the first Innovate Carolina Network Forum of 2019. Professional storytellers and data enthusiasts will join us to share real-world examples and advice for how you can craft powerful stories that blend hard data and the human experience across different media....

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Application Deadline: Deshpande Symposium – Call for Panel Proposals

January 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 11:30 pm

The Deshpande Symposium is an annual gathering of higher education thought leaders and visionaries discussing best practices in entrepreneurship education, university research commercialization and campus-wide development and support of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Join us at this year's Symposium on June 10-12, 2019 in historic and cultural Lowell, Massachusetts. Hear about the latest initiatives peer institutions have...

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2019 AMWHO at UNC Regional Conference

January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019
UNC Gillings School of Public Health, 135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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The American Mock World Health Organization is a conference simulation of the World Health Assembly. The theme of the 2019 regional conference at UNC will focus on the social, economic, geographical, and environmental gaps surrounding the conversation of food.

During the weekend of January 25-27, 2019, delegates will represent the stances of countries, media outlets, non-governmental organizations, and for the first time, multinational corporations to draft policy proposals.

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Application Deadline: All for NC Fellowship

January 25, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is seeking to invest directly in young innovators, change makers, visionaries, entrepreneurs and risk takers between the ages of 21 and 35 with bold ideas for how to make a difference in North Carolina and its communities. The newly established All For NC Fellowship is a 12-month program designed to provide funding, coaching and mentoring to young people who have a vision and plan that could contribute to a better life for North Carolina’s people...
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February 2019

2019 Triangle Health Innovation Challenge

February 1, 2019 - February 3, 2019
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, 8 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710 United States
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Register for the Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC), held on Duke Medicine’s campus from February 1-3, 2019. THInC is a three-day healthcare hackathon that will bring together participants to tackle issues facing our healthcare system. Participants will have an opportunity to compete for prizes up to $3000.

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February 10, 2019 - February 16, 2019

UNC’s week-long Makeathon is a creative, cross-campus competition which accelerates innovative ideas into physical and digital prototypes that promote positive social impact. Students will form academically diverse teams of 3-5 members who will compete in one of two tracks: digital or physical product development.

They will 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...

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Pearl Hacks

February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Pearl Hacks is a weekend-long hackathon for female and non-binary college students held at UNC-Chapel Hill. Participants work in teams of up to four to ideate and create incredible projects in just 24 hours, with the help of excellent mentors, workshops, and tech talks. All the while, they’ll get to meet some fantastic people, enjoy fun games, collect swag, and eat free food. We especially cater toward first-time hackers who are looking for an inclusive and supportive...

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February 16, 2019

DWD Donor Visit

February 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Launch Chapel Hill, 321 W Rosemary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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