Thematic Series at the Design Lab in the Fall 2018 semester

The fall 2018 semester has seen some exciting events and workshops so far that were conducted at the Design Lab in the NYU MakerSpace. Please reach out to Raksha or Cherisha, the Design Lab Coordinators with any ideas for the space or events. Some highlights of the industry events are described below. ANSYS Simulation Tools on Sep 20 This workshop was conducted by Gilles Eggenspieler, who is a Worldwide Academic Program Sales Operations Director at ANSYS, Inc. He gave a good…

Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge 100k Grant: Next Steps and Invitation to a special event

Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge 100k Grant: Next Steps and Invitation to a special event NYC Media Lab has partnered with Verizon to develop and produce the 5G EdTech Challenge, a nationwide open call to find innovative, cutting-edge, education technologies that will transform middle school education. You can learn more about it in Axios, EdTech Magazine, and VentureBeat, or watch this video. Here’s why you should be interested:  Challenge winners will receive a $100,000 grant to build upon their innovative research and nonprofit…

Make Healthcare Smarter

Make healthcare smarter @ the 4th annual Healthcare Makerthon. Coming up in 8 days, Oct 26-28! RSVP here. Who: You’re looking to expand your skills outside of a classroom, build a portfolio of accomplishments and enjoy hanging out with like-minded people What: Experience a hands on weekend of brainstorming, learning, and prototyping, alongside peers from across NYU’s schools. Perks: Engage with industry experts, business and design mentors, play with cool hardware as you solve pressing problems in healthcare This year…

Announcing the Fall ‘18 Prototyping Fund Awardees

  “The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace are pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Prototyping Fund cohort! Since 2013, the NYU Prototyping Fund (a collaborative program offered by the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) has awarded teams of students up to $500 to build prototypes, test and explore assumptions, and bring their ideas to life. Prototypes do not need to look perfect or even be built to scale, but they should help…

Open calls with NYC Media Lab

Details on Open Calls with NYC Media Lab. Register now for upcoming NYC Media Lab info sessions to learn how you can win funding for prototyping and entrepreneurship. The full list of info sessions can be found here.    Spectrum: Exploring AR Applications for Customer Service. How will the booming AR market improve customer service across enterprises? NYC Media Lab is seeing graduate student teams to partner with Spectrum  to ideate and brainstorm how AR can help consumers interact and engage with Spectrum products. The selected…

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