THE COVID-19 RESPONSE CHALLENGE

The Center for Instructional Innovation is pleased to announce the annual Innovation Competition that will take place January–April, 2021.

The Center for Instructional Innovation is pleased to announce its annual Innovation Competition that will take place January–April, 2021.

The competition aims to provide innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial solutions for a significant challenge that affects our communities. Students are invited to create an innovative solution to a challenge currently facing communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. These solutions can be in the form of either a product or a service. 

We encourage students and faculty to develop interdisciplinary student groups from a range of disciplines for this competition. Together, we can foster creativity and disruptive innovation at Augusta University and offer incredible real-world solutions.

The competition will culminate in recorded presentations where the teams will showcase their innovative solutions, ideas, and technologies to a captivated audience and a panel of esteemed judges listed below. The contest submission deadline is for student teams to upload their recorded presentations by April 2, 2021 at 5pm EST.

 

PANEL OF JUDGES:

Christopher McKinney, AVP Innovation Commercialization, Augusta University

Ashley Gess, Department of Teaching and Leading, Augusta University

Russell Keen, Executive Vice President for External Relations & Chief of Staff, Augusta University

Mark W. Hammrick, Senior Associate Dean for Research, MCG, Augusta University

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FIRST PLACE: TEAM SILVER LININGS APP

Video link: https://augustauniversity.box.com/s/9g8rxyz9d0sm9dsz2ccihuynsvitdzwk


SECOND PLACE: LIGHTSAVER

Video link: https://augustauniversity.box.com/s/f2wmz1ivfxu9uyrfz9rateysf307cbah

 

THIRD PLACE: EXTRA DOSES APP

Video link: https://augustauniversity.box.com/s/ypr1ieeqvg9s3le8qxaoues6llfu88yo

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

 

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Available Links:  2020 competition results PREVIOUS YEAR SUBMISSIONS

Contact Us

Competition Leadership

Dr. Vahé Heboyan

Scott Thorp

Lynsey Steinberg

 

COMPETITION DATES & RECORDINGS