Exciting Upcoming Opportunities

Women4Climate Tech Challenge Autodesk launched the Women4Climate Tech Challenge, a global competition designed to spark innovation and accelerate climate solutions from women in the tech community. Winners will receive a fellowship, support and acceleration from C40 and its partners, and the opportunity to have their project implemented in C40 cities. Apply by November 30.  Global Social Venture Competition The Global Social Venture Competition is a startup competition for early-stage ventures using technology for good that have social and/or environmental…

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…

Design for America of NYU invites you to their final showcase

Design for America of NYU, a student club using human-centered design to tackle complex social issues, is thrilled to invite you to their final project showcase this Friday, May 4th, between 5:30 and 7 PM, in the MakerSpace Foyer. Many of their teams have been ideating and prototyping in the MakerSpace this semester and they would love to share with the MakerSpace community the projects – ranging from homelessness, women empowerment to STEM education and…

Capstone Competition Applications and Showcase

The 2018 Tandon Capstone Competition deadline is fast approaching! All applications must be submitted by April 28th, 11:59pm. Total prize money is $3,500, and teams can enter to win up to $1,000 in prizes in one of four categories: Best Design Highest Entrepreneurial Potential Greatest Social Impact Students’ Choice ($500) If you are working on a project and at least 50% of your team members are enrolled in an undergraduate capstone course with a faculty…

Prototyping Fund Showcase: May 1st, 12 to 2 PM at the Leslie eLab

This is our 10th Prototyping Fund Showcase, the product of the collaboration of NYU Greenhouse @MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.  Come and see what the Spring Awardees (Phase 1 and Phase 2) have build. RSVP here.  See you on May 1st. (You can stop by any time between 12 and 2 PM). The NYU Prototyping Fund  

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