Deans' Design Challenge Team Formation Pitch Mixer
Are you a Harvard student or postdoc interested in the Deans’ Design Challenge and are …
• …looking to building a team around an idea?
• …looking to form a multidisciplinary-team to solve a particular problem?
• …looking to contribute and join a team?
If so, then this team formation pitch mixer is for you! The event will bring together members from across Harvard to help facilitate team formation around the Deans’ Design Challenge. Up to 35 students will have an opportunity to present their idea to attendees who are either looking to join teams or find similarly interested teammates. A networking session will follow the pitches to enable you to meet one another and better understand each other’s skills and experiences.
All Harvard students and postdocs are eligible to be presenters. Those interested in presenting *MUST* register by 1/29. Presenters will be emailed with more detailed information regarding the pitch structure. Other Harvard-affiliated and community members are eligible to join teams.
We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student.
Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District. The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. It provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative co-working space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard community as a whole.
The Harvard Life Lab is a curated community, providing eligible Harvard alumni, faculty and students leading high-potential early-stage life sciences startups with a fully equipped wet lab, collaborative co-working space, business building programming, and access to the entire Harvard Innovation Labs ecosystem.