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Environmental Innovation Challenge, Prototype Funding

Prototype Funding Application Open!

Whether you are working in a technical, medical, consumer, environmental, digital, or another space—Awards are available between $500 and $3,000. Some restrictions apply. Fill out the application now and if you have questions, please contact the Buerk Center for more details. Deadlines to apply for funding are Nov. 17, Dec. 8, and Jan. 12.

Find Your People, Form a Team, Enter a Buerk Center Competition

Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge | Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge | UW Business Plan Competition

Team Formation Night: Build a Sustainable Future

Wed, Nov 29

5:30 – 8:00 pm

Gould Hall Court


You care about the environment, justice, and resilient communities. You want to grow your handprint, not your footprint. Now is the time to find inspiration, or grow an already existing idea for change. Hear about hot topics and discover areas of opportunity – from forestry and conservation to oceanography, health, and the built environments – and meet others who may want to team up to create solutions towards a sustainable future. Bring your passion and skills to this team formation night – we’ll need everyone’s contribution!

Food & Drinks Provided. Open to all students, all disciplines.

Team Formation Night: Panel of Past Participants

Tues, Dec 5

5:30-8 pm
HUB 250

Thinking about entering the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge or the spring Business Plan Competition? You will want to come hear these people talk about their experiences!  Some teams had companies up and running by the end of the year, but even if they didn’t, participants all said it was an amazing experience. We will have a mix of speakers who can share the highlights from their point of view. This is our final Team Formation Night of the quarter so you don’t want to miss it!

Food & Drinks Provided. Open to all students, all disciplines.

Can’t attend in person? If you’re looking for a team member to enter a competition or work on a startup project, or just want to join an existing team, create a profile now! Then check out the Showcase page to browse for a team to join or to find team members.