Unite for Sight Innovation Prize

The Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $5,000 cash prize that is awarded to the two best social impact pitches that are presented at the annual Global Health and…

XPRIZE

XPRIZE is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. It democratizes problem-solving, captures the world’s imagination and inspires others to reach…

BME Idea

…develop these kind of solutions, win up to $10,000 and receive critical early-stage validation of your ideas. Whether you’re a graduate or undergraduate student, you can participate in the competition…

IMPACT Conference

The IMPACT Conference strives to connect, educate and mobilize college students, nonprofit professionals and educators to strengthen their communities through service, action and advocacy. By attending, you’ll be part of…

CED Tech Venture Conference

…these leaders in Raleigh, NC, recently ranked the No. 5 tech hotspot, and collaborate with more than 800 entrepreneurs, investors, corporate visionaries and community leaders as well as more than…

Social Impact Exchange Conference

…collaborative funding opportunities and venues, and develop infrastructure that helps build the field of scaling social impact. At the organization’s annual conference, you join with funders, advisors and leaders from…

Triangle Global Health Annual Conference

The Triangle Global Health Consortium hosts an annual Triangle Global Health Conference, which welcomes more than 200 attendees from academic, governmental, business and nonprofit organizations, all coming together to discuss…

Hult Prize at UNC

The Hult Prize at UNC is a one-day pitch competition that serves as the qualifying round for the Hult Prize Foundation international challenge, which is a global startup competition with…

Triangle Health Innovation Challenge

…together to construct technological solutions to address your team’s problem. If the panel of judges selects your pitch as a winner, you can receive up to $4,000 in cash prizes….

Audacity Factory

Audacity Factory is an accelerator and collaborative located in Raleigh that is focused on ending modern-day slavery. If you are a social innovators with ideas toward this cause and are…

University Innovation Fellows

The University Innovation Fellows program empowers students to become leaders of change in higher education. Fellows are creating student innovation spaces, founding entrepreneurship organizations, hosting experiential events, and working with…

Venture for America Fellowship

Venture for America is a fellowship program that places recent graduates at startups in cities with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems, forging a community of entrepreneurs committed to building companies that matter….

Watson University Incubator

Watson University is the first incubator leading to a degree for the world’s next generation of change-makers and social entrepreneurs. As a student in the program, you may go through…

Echoing Green Fellowship

As an Echoing Green Fellow, you receive an individual stipend of $80,000 (or $90,000 for two-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years as well as a health…

All Things Open Conference

All Things Open Conference is an annual conference that explores open source, open tech and the open web in the enterprise. By attending, you’ll join more than 2,000 technologists and…

Acumen Global Fellowship

The Acumen Global Fellowship is a 12-month program that trains the next generation of social impact leaders. The fellowship offers you the chance to gain world-class leadership training and serve…

RTP Capital Associates

…The firm primarily looks for investment opportunities located in the Research Triangle Park region and typically makes investments in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. It may also consider subsequent…

Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

The Skoll Foundation presents the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship each year to a select group of social entrepreneurs whose innovations have already had significant, proven impact on some of…

NC IDEA LABS

Around half of all new startups fail in the first 12 months. NC IDEA LABS helps founders make better decisions faster, and take the proper steps to avoid mistakes frequently…

Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship

…awards three individuals up to $150,000 each to pursue an innovative project that seeks to address a challenge related to climate change or inequality – or within the intersection of…

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending a college or university. As an award nominee, you’ll…

Research Hub at Davis Library (GIS and Data Services)

…with data, mapping, texts and technology, the Research Hub supports data investigation, analysis and visualization in many formats. It also gives you access to classroom training, online learning and GIS computing….

Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards

Each year, Fast Company unveils the winners of the Innovation by Design Awards from the more than 1,700 designs it receives from around the globe. The categories include: apps, branded…

Leadership exCHANGE Fellowship

Leadership exCHANGE seeks to empower the next generation of change agents. Join students from more than 80 different countries who have participated in its various fellowship programs that run throughout…

Health Innovation Pilot Awards

The Center for Health Innovation administers multiple opportunities for pilot award funding, including collaborations with other UNC departments and programs to further UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine’s commitment…

Videos

Innovation Made Fundamental Where innovators thrive Combating global warming with seaweed Mark your mark at BeAM The Helping Hand Project Innovate for All Innovation Showcase 2018 Carmichael Hall Makerspace…