Finalists named in Harvard’s annual Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:20 in Mathematics & Economics

The Harvard Innovation Labs recently announced the 20 finalists for this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge. The challenge brings the Harvard community together to engage with pressing issues facing the world and explore turning their ideas into ventures that will have real-life impact. Last year’s winners included PionEar, a company that is revolutionizing the treatment of ear infections; STEMgem, for its device tool kits that promise to bring the impact of tech innovation to STEM education; and OZÉ for creating a mobile app that helps small businesses in Africa improve their performance. “The teams competing in this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge [PIC] represent the extraordinary talent that exists across the University,” said Harvard President Larry Bacow. “I am thrilled to see the wide range of problems to which our finalists have applied their knowledge and skills, and I look forward to learning more about their work and to announcing the winners in a few...

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