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Idea Challenge Events

Join us for out 2017 spring events!

These events have concluded for this year. Please check back in January 2018 for new events and information.

2017 Event Dates

Date & Time Event Location
December 1, 2016 2016 Idea Challenge Application Opens Online Registration
January 11
8:30 a.m. - Noon
2017 Winter Faculty
Workshop
Innovation Hub
110 Canal St, Lowell, MA
Online Registration
January 24
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
2017 Idea Challenge
Kick-Off and Idea Hack
Saab ETIC Atrium, North Campus
RSVP with your name, major, and year in school to:

DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
February 13
5 p.m.
Idea Challenge Application
Due
Online Submission
February 15
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 1: Identifying
Problems
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 22
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 2: Assessing
Opportunities and Value
Proposition
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 27
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Workshop 3: Developing
Business Models
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
March 1
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Workshop 4: Delivering
Your Rocket Pitch
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
March 6
5 p.m.
Idea Plan Due Please log into the Manage your TeamMaker page and click on the "Start Idea Plan" link for your project.
March 8
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Networking 101 University Crossing, Moloney Hall, Room 260A
RSVP online Today!
March 22-24 and 27-30 Rocket Pitch Coaching
With DifferenceMaker
Mentor
DifferenceMaker Central,
Lydon Library, Suite 012
To schedule a meeting, please email: DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
March 31
5 p.m.
Revised Idea Plan, Rocket
Pitch PPT Presentation, and Poster Due
Idea Plan: Submit Online
PPT Pitch and Poster, Email to: DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
April 5
1:30 - 6 p.m.
Preliminary Pitch-Off O'Leary Library, 1st Floor, South Campus
April 19
5 - 8:30 p.m.
2017 DifferenceMaker
$50K Idea Challenge
University Crossing, Moloney Hall, Room 260