Innovation in Action

Innovation in Action

Save the date for our Final Showcase on March 22, 2019 in Kahn Auditorium! 

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Innovation in Action harnesses the talents and passions of Michigan students to address society's biggest problems. Framed around the grand challenges articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Innovation in Action provides a supportive community in which students of any discipline come together to develop an innovator's toolkit for tackling real-world challenges.

Through the course of this 5-month experience, you and your team will...

  • Discover your role in solving society's grand challenges
  • Apply human-centered design, systems thinking, and reflective innovation
  • Co-create innovative solutions with a community of collaborators 
  • Pitch the solution to a wider audience for cash prizes up to $10,000!


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Innovation in Action: The Student Perspective

Students offer their perspectives on this competitive, five-month transdisciplinary experience.

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