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The 3d Printing Challenge - Fall 2014 Edition

Expo: November 11, 2014

Last semester, we held our Inaugural 3d printing challenge, and we received some really incredible submissions. With more 3d printing facilities and resources on campus, we see this as a quickly growing area of exploration and innovation. So this fall, we're teaming up with the DukeMakers and we’re going to do it again.

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College Night at the American Underground

Wednesday, October 1st, 6:30 - 8:30pm

We are partnering with the American Underground @Main to welcome you back to Durham and the local entrepreneurial community! We invite you to come check out the incredible start-up scene here and take advantage of the opportunities in entrepreneurship right here in Durham. You will have an opportunity to connect with possible internship opportunities, get to know local start-ups, and hang out with a drink and a snack in one of the coolest and most innovative spaces in downtown Durham. Transportation included, so RSVP!

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The Inaugural 3d Printing Challenge

Due: April 15, 2014

3D printing is becoming more accessible, and is opening up some incredible opportunities for product development, art, research and innovation at an incredible pace. We want to see your ideas for making use of this new technology

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March 29-30, 2014

The Co-Lab is partnering up with HackDuke again this year, to bring a higher-ed track to their Code For Good theme.

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Innovation Stories Video Challenge

Due: November 22nd, 2013

The Innovation Co-Lab isn't all programming and engineers and hackers. We believe innovation comes in many forms, and one of those is in multimedia storytelling. There is so much incredible work happening at Duke - from student entrepreneurship to faculty research - and we want you to expose it.

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SAP CodeJam

Tuesday, April 8, 2014,1PM to 7PM

SAP CodeJam will focus on SAP Mobile Platform. As a participant, you’ll get access to SAP Mobile Platform including tools, sandboxes, experts, and more! In the days prior to the event, you'll receive an email with a checklist and a couple of links that will help you get prepared.

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The DukeMobile Challenge

May 14 - October 4, 2013

In one of our very early Co-Lab planning meetings, a student wrote on a brainstorming flip-chart: "DukeMobile app: students should make this!" Well, here's your chance.

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The ACM | Innovation Co-Lab Big Byte Challenge

Thursday, September 26 - Monday, September 30, 2013

The Big Byte Challenge is a coding competition where students will be given a weekend to learn APIs and show us what they can create with real-world company data.

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The Noun Project Iconathon: Innovation In Education

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Iconathons are facilitated design workshops organized by The Noun Project in partnership with organizations and sponsors across the country. We'll tackle the visual language of innovative education in this local Iconathon.

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The Inaugural Co-Lab Challenge

February 28 - April 9, 2013

The task is simple: we're looking for students to identify a need facing the Duke Community, and apply an innovative technological solution to address that need.

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