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Secrets For Thriving in North Carolina’s Life Science Ecosystem
With Laura Rowley, Ph.D., Director, Life Science Economic Development; Tracey du Laney, Ph.D., Director, Science and Technology Development; North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Location: Top of the Hill (Great Room)
The United Nations Academic Impact and MCN proudly present the Millennium Fellowship. This program convenes, challenges, and celebrates bold student leadership advancing the Sustainable Development Goals on campus and in communities. As a Millennium Fellow, you will hone skills, take concrete action, and...Find out more »
- Applications Now Open - NFL 1st and Future Competition
- Deadline - January 2, 2020
- Grand Prize - $50,000 + 2 tickets to Super Bowl LIV
The 5th annual NFL 1st and Future competition, in collaboration with the University of Miami, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center on January 31, 2020, two days before Super Bowl LIV.
1st and Future is the NFL's annual Super Bowl competition designed to spur innovation in player health, safety...Find out more »
Applications due January 14
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,...Find out more »
Applications due January 15
Up to 30 science-focused companies will be selected for the 2020 FAST Cohort. They will receive an extensive grant-readiness evaluation Boot Camp (Feb 5-6, 2020) and coaching from expert Ph.D. level Scientific Consultants from EGC in developing a competitive SBIR/STTR Phase 1 application. The mentoring and coaching services are complementary to early-stage companies that are accepted into the...Find out more »
Location: Graham Memorial, UNC Campus
Join Social Innovation @ UNC for an information session about Map the System. This competition is a great chance to show your passion for social change and to learn more about systems mapping... because solving the world's most complex problems doesn't have to be complicated. Finalists compete at Oxford University for a chance to win cash prizes, with airfare and hotel provided. Learn more and enjoy lunch at this information...Find out more »
Panel Proposals due: Jan. 20
The Deshpande Symposium is an annual gathering of higher ed thought leaders and visionaries discussing best practices in entrepreneurship education, university research commercialization and campus-wide development and support of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Call for Proposals is now open. Collaborate with peers and discuss best practices and opportunities in: Entrepreneurial Universities: Culture & Ecosystems;...Find out more »
Connect, Engage, Transform: Rural Community Partnerships brings together stakeholders from NC's rural communities and UNC to highlight and encourage authentic, effective and sustainable collaborations for the public good. The keynote speaker is Dorian Burton, assistant executive director for the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.
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Applications due January 27
College entrepreneurs are invited to enter the 20th annual Tulane Business Model Competition for a chance to win cash and prizes for promising startup ventures. The competition seeks early-stage ventures that demonstrate a market-tested ability to adapt to customers’ needs and is open...
Applications due: Jan. 31
The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. $2 million will be distributed to the Top Visionaries, who will be eligible to receive a prize of $200,000 each.
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