The IdeaMakers Challenge for Driving Digital Innovation is organized and hosted by the College of Information Sciences and Technology.

This challenge is a part of the university-wide Penn State Startup Week event.

See the following videos to learn more about the IdeaMakers Challenge…

 

 

2018 IDEAMAKERS CHALLENGE

1st Place = HemoGO – Smartphone CBC blood test with strips, phone case, and app
2nd Place = Kijenzi – 3D printer and app to bring manufactured medical device parts to rural Kenya
3rd Place = MATIBABU – Malaria testing device with SMS user interface to improve diagnosis in Uganda
Other top teams = GlowUp (gig economy app for beauticians), explorAR (augmented reality game for museums), BoxIt (peer-to-peer storage for university students)

2017 IDEAMAKERS CHALLENGE

2016 IDEAMAKERS CHALLENGE

Similar Challenge: “The Investment” TV show from WPSU TV