Spring Prototyping Fund Deadline Is Announced: February 8th, 5:00 PM

The NYU Prototyping Fund is a program offered through a collaboration between the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute. Its primary objective is to provide students with the encouragement, resources, and tools necessary to bring your ideas to life. The prototypes you build with these funds should help you articulate and test your assumptions and move to the next stage of product development. Awards Overview• Awards will be granted twice per year…

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…

James Dyson Award: You have until July 30, 2018 to submit an entry

  The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. It’s open to current post-secondary students (or graduates within four years) studying engineering, design engineering or product design. If you enter the competition, you will have a chance to win $40,000 towards your engineering project. For more information: https://www.jamesdysonaward.org/en-us/home/  

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award: deadline to submit is June 29, 2018

“About the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards We believe the world will only succeed in delivering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals if we all start to think and work differently. That means a real shift towards meaningful partnerships and collaboration across the whole range of players – from governments to NGOs, and big businesses to start-ups. Imagine what we can achieve together. That’s why five years ago we started the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards to…

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…