Upcoming Events & Competitions
The first ever International Smart Border Innovation Challenge is coming this Spring with $20,000 in prizes! Sponsored by the Smart Border Coalition, the program is presented through a partnership of the Rady School of Management and the Jacobs School of Engineering. The competition brings the spotlight to promising solutions and technologies to meet the efficiency and security challenges of the region’s ports of entry. It is open to applicants from UC San Diego campus and from universities and the entrepreneur ecosystem in Baja California and San Diego
Timeline: Apply by April 22 :http://bit.ly/BorderInnovation
Application and project summary due
May 3, 2019 – Applicants notified of status
May 22, 2019 – Border Innovation Challenge. Register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/border-innovation-challenge-tickets-59346355547
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April 22, 2019
DESIGNING A BETTER WORLD
Come find out how you can use your talents to design a better world during college and beyond! Learn about the Global TIES program, NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program, and IBM’s Corporate Service Corps! Network with IBM staff over light refreshments!
MONDAY, APRIL 22nd
5-6:30 PM QUALCOMM
CONFERENCE CENTER JACOBS HALL
April 25, 2019
Do you have a vision that will change the world?
Our world needs changemakers who create new models and work within new paradigms of sustainable change. Innovate with us to make this world a better place and participate in the Global Social Innovation Challenge (GSIC).
The GSIC is a social venture pitch competition that recognizes, resources and rewards student-led social ventures focused on sustainable change. Apply for the chance to pitch your venture to a panel of judges for up to $50,000 in funding and other resources.
Applications now being accepted! Apply here: http://bit.ly/GSIC-2019-UCSD . Deadline to apply is April 29th
- APRIL 16th and APRIL 25th - Register to attend an InfoSession -http://bit.ly/UCSD-GSIC-InfoSession
- April 29th - Applications Due http://bit.ly/GSIC-2019-UCSD
- APRIL 30th - Attend the Pitch Workshop
- MAY 8th - Semifinals
- JUNE 14-16th - Compete at GSIC at USD
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April 24, 2019 (Institute for Practical Ethics- UCSD)
Emma Marris, an environmental writer and reporter who explores conservation, ecology, energy, agriculture, food, language, books, and film will present on The Future of Nature: Conservation in the Anthropocene
April 30, 2019 (University of San Diego, KIPJ Theater)
Join us at USD's 3rd "Better Business for a Better World": A Conference on Social Entrepreneurship
We will feature 4 guest speakers, sharing on how they have cultivated successful social enterprises in the San Diego community and abroad through their beverage businesses!
- City Heights Coffee
- Project Reo Collective
- Dojo Coffee
We will follow with a networking reception featuring both our panelists as well as other startups and organizations! Light bites will be provided.
$1.75 Million in New Funding Available for Social Innovators
The application deadline is April 30, 2019
The J.M.K. Innovation Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative early-stage projects in the fields of the environment, heritage conservation, and social justice.