Design Lab’s Stories #3: Urban Food Lab

While We Are the New Farmers was launched as a venture (see our previous story), the vertical farm that the team had created stayed in the MakerSpace and became the Urban Lab VIP project. Omar Gowayed, one of the members of the original team, shares with us the story of the Urban Lab. This is a passionate story about food and sustainability, but also about  iteration, experiential learning and community engagement.  We hope you’ll enjoy…

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…

Design Lab’s Prototyping Stories: Learn about Fortify Rehab

                                  Read about Fortify Lab, one of the projects from the Spring 2018 Prototyping Fund’s (a collaboration between the Design Lab @NYU MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute): Andrew Adelsheimer and I are MD/MBA students at NYU graduating in 2019. Our mutual interest in medicine, physical fitness, and the challenge of larger-scale health issues led to the development of Fortify Rehab, which…

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…

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