11:30 am
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center at this Innovation Fest event for the final pitches of five teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and...
Polsky Exchange North, Theater
8:30 am
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for the finals of the 2016-17 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) at Innovation Fest. Throughout the day, the NVC finalists will present to a panel of judges...
Charles M. Harper Center
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
At this Innovation Fest event, see a year’s worth of innovation in the App Challenge culminate in a chance to win $10,000 in prizes! The App Challenge is helps translate ides or observation into a...
Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase. This is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from...
Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from across the campus community will demo their...
Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
May
31
Wed
UChicago Innovation Fund 2017 Spring Cycle Finals @ Polsky Exchange North, Theater
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
UChicago Innovation Fund 2017 Spring Cycle Finals @ Polsky Exchange North, Theater

Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center at this Innovation Fest event for the final pitches of five teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry experts. Companies from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biology Laboratory will compete for up to $250,000 in proof-of-concept capital. Previous finalists have built exciting technologies across a wide range of industries representative of the core strengths of the University and our partners. Competitors include ITM investigators such as Cathy Nagler, PhD, and
Eugene Chang, MD.

Learn more and register for the event here.

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.

This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories. Innovation Fest is sponsored by the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies.

Jun
1
Thu
Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center

Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for the finals of the 2016-17 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) at Innovation Fest. Throughout the day, the NVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of top investors, entrepreneurs, and others. Prizes – which include cash prizes and in-kind services, such as legal and professional consulting services, and office space – have helped past NVC winners like GrubHub, Braintree, and Base CRM grow into successful businesses. The NVC is a top-ranked U.S. accelerator program and this year marks the 21st anniversary of the program.

 

Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. An overflow room will be available for anyone who cannot find a seat.

 

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.
This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.
UChicago App Challenge 2017 Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
UChicago App Challenge 2017 Finals @ Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104

At this Innovation Fest event, see a year’s worth of innovation in the App Challenge culminate in a chance to win $10,000 in prizes! The App Challenge is helps translate ides or observation into a mobile app, website or something else. Those participating in the finals are competing against other teams for a chance at a $10,000 prize.

This event is hosted by ITM partners University of Chicago IT Services in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Learn more and RSVP for the event here.

This event is part of UChicago Innovation Fest, a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.

This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and the Office of Research, Innovation and National Laboratories. Innovation Fest is sponsored by the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies.

Polsky Innovation Showcase @ Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Polsky Innovation Showcase @ Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden

Join ITM’s partner the Polsky Center for Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase. This is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from across the campus community will demo their start-ups, products and/or technologies at different tables in the Winter Garden. Attendees are invited to take an interactive and in-depth look at the flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Chicago. Winners of all tracks of the NVC (Traditional, Social, Global, and College) as well as the winners of the UChicago App Challenge will be announced during this event.

UChicago Innovation Fest is a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.
This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and UChicago Research, Innovation and National Laboratories.
Polsky Innovation Showcase @ Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Polsky Innovation Showcase @ Charles M. Harper Center, Winter Garden

Innovation Fest’s Polsky Innovation Showcase is an interactive celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in the university community. Set up like a “science fair,” entrepreneurs and innovators from across the campus community will demo their start-ups, products and/or technologies at different tables in the Winter Garden. Attendees are invited to take an interactive and in-depth look at the flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem at the UChicago. Winners of all tracks of the NVC (Traditional, Social, Global, and College) as well as the winners of the UChicago App Challenge will be announced during this event.

This event is hosted by ITM partners the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and IT Services.

Learn more and register for the event here.

This event is part of UChicago Innovation Fest, a month-long celebration of entrepreneurship and discovery around the University of Chicago. With more than 40 events scheduled across Chicago and in other key cities around the world, we welcome you to join us as we explore solutions to big problems, brainstorm ways to scale impact, and connect with leaders in business, science, healthcare, tech, and more.

This annual festival is led by UChicago’s top leaders in innovation, including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Institute for Translational Medicine, the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth, and the Office of Research, Innovation and National Laboratories. Innovation Fest is sponsored by the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies.