The 2016-2017 Community College Innovation Challenge

The National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges issue a challenge: The 2016-2017 Community College Innovation Challenge

What: Teams proposing innovative, STEM-based solutions for real-world problems they identify within one of three themes:

• Maker to Manufacturer

• Energy & Environment

• Security Technologies

Who: Teams of three to five community college students, a faculty mentor and a community or industry partner

When: Submission window is open October 17, 2016 to 11:59 p.m. EST, February 15, 2017.

Finalists receive an expense-paid trip to attend the Innovation Boot Camp in Arlington, VA, June 12-15, 2017.

Where: Visit

Why: To stimulate STEM innovation, foster entrepreneurial and professional skills and win prizes.

Questions? Contact the CCIC team at Follow the Challenge at #CCIChallenge