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Duke Ebola Innovation Challenge

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The Duke Ebola Innovation Challenge offers a unique opportunity for Duke graduate and undergraduate students from diverse schools and disciplines to work together in small teams to generate innovative ideas for the OpenIDEO Fighting Ebola Challenge (part of the Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge for Development). Register as an individual, partial team or full team by midnight on October 23rd (http://tinyurl.com/n57verf).

What does the challenge entail? After attending a kick-off event on Oct 27th, your team will develop and pitch an innovative idea for combating Ebola (focused either on mobile solutions to facilitate data collection and analysis, or on enhancing the care setting to better protect healthcare workers). A panel of Duke judges will judge your ideas, finalists will receive feedback, and you can then submit your ideas to the OpenIDEO challenge. For more information, visit http://www.dukesead.org/sead-events.

Sponsored by the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), and the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E).

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