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National Science Foundation Community College Business Plan Competition - Students to Provide Solutions for Real World Problems

September 25, 2014View for printing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) launched Community College Innovation Challenge - a Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)-focused competition for teams comprised of up to five community college students, a faculty mentor, and a community/industry partner.

Teams should propose innovative STEM-based solutions for real world problems within one of the five themes: big data; infrastructure security; sustainability; broadening participation in STEM; and, improving STEM education.

NSF will select up to 10 teams invited to attend the Innovation Boot Camp, a professional development workshop on innovation and entrepreneurship. Those 10 teams will be eligible for multiple prizes including a $3,000 first prize.

Team proposals are due January 15, 2015. Visit the challenge's website... http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_repo ... itycollege/
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