Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

University Mobile Challenge 2015

University Mobile Challenge (UMC) is sponsored by Applied Innovation Institute. UMC2015 is our fifth annual international competition held at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, March 2015.

Held in collaboration with GSMA and Mobile World Capital Barcelona, it is a unique, high-profile event, for university entrepreneurs and innovators to showcase new mobile solutions in front of industry leaders, venture capitalists, angel investors, and distinguished entrepreneurs. We accept applications from universities worldwide.

The Applied Innovation Institute seeks to bridge the gap between industry and academia in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. We promote entrepreneurship and innovation education at the university level through curriculum development and competition events. For industry, we develop executive development programs that provide our clients with a framework to grow their capacity to innovate and build sustainable advantage.

  • Be the first to comment

University Mobile Challenge 2015

  1. 1. Sponsored by
  2. 2. The Applied Innovation Institute bridges the gap between industry and academia in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. We promote entrepreneurship and innovation education at the university level through curriculum development and competition events. For industry, we develop executive development programs for our clients with a framework to grow their capacity to innovate and build sustainable advantage. We are launching University Mobile Challenge 2015, our 5th annual competition for university-sponsored mobile solution entrepreneurs and innovators. Finalists will compete live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain in March 2015.
  3. 3. The Challenge Last year, we had 56 university teams compete for a chance to present at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Finalists from 14 countries presented at MWC and were judged by panelists that included industry leaders, angel investors, accelerators, and successful serial entrepreneurs. Teams presented solutions across a variety of sectors: healthcare, education, food, social networking, mobile utility, and social impact.
  4. 4. Eligibility Each university team must have at least 2 members and no more than 5 Each team must have a university faculty sponsor Teams commit to develop a functioning prototype At least one team member must be currently enrolled or graduated from the sponsor university within the last year One team member of finalist teams will be awarded a stipend to travel to Barcelona (one additional team member may be self-funded)
  5. 5. Process Register here: http://applied-innovation.org/2015umc/ Deadline to register: January 2, 2015! Questions? Contact David! dlaw@applied- innovation.org
  6. 6. Key Dates and Contacts Deadline to register: extended to January 2, 2015!! January 3 – January 15: Online judging process January 15, 2015: Top 20 teams will be announced January 19-23: Live web presentations by the top twenty teams (teams must have a prototype to demo!) January 25: Winners announced! Eight teams will be selected to present at MWC in Barcelona on March 2, 2015
  7. 7. UMC and Mobile World Congress Teams will attend a boot-camp event for mentoring and pitch development Eight teams from UMC and eight teams from Aii’s Global Mobile Challenge (GMC) will compete in a final round The top UMC team will win Aii’s Washburn Prize Teams will have access to the Four Year’s From Now exhibition center (www.4yfn.com) And yes, you will have time for some fun and sightseeing!!

×