Online Class

Learn skills online by solving real problems

Innovalab Challenges for students are designed to solve real problems and acquire a new set of skills. Choose the ones that best fit your goals
FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

We accept groups of 2-5 students (from high school or undergrads). We actively encourage groups with students from different ages and background.   

INTENSIVE, USEFUL AND PRACTICAL

Our challenges are designed so students can develop future-proof skills and real solutions by using current technology and the latest entrepreneurial best practices. 

MENTORING BY INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Students will be mentored by professionals who are actively working and solving problems in their field of expertise. 

 

Upcoming 
challenges

IMPROVE ONLINE  EDUCATION

DEC 5-23

Problem

Many students are frustrated by online education, which may be inefficient and boring. Teachers and professors claim students are less engaged online.  No one is satisfied.

 

The Challenge

Create strategies on how to improve engagement and student satisfaction with online classes. Your goal is to either build a prototype with your ideas or present your suggestions on a demo day.

Why participate?

Learn how entrepreneurship really works and acquire skills such as problem solving, storytelling, pitching and product development. 

 

Requirements

Familiarity or interest in entrepreneurship. 

2-5 students per group.

Commitment

5 hours of lectures with entrepreneurs,  investors and academics (check agenda).  Mentorship and support from Innovalab and guests will be provided during the challenge. 

Reward

Winner will be able to implement their prototype in a real school and measure the results. 

Submit application by: NOV 15. 

Interviews: NOV 23-27.

Approval notified by: NOV 28.

DEALING WITH A DIFFICULT BOSS

JAN 12-23

Problem

A difficult or a bad boss may slowdown or break your career. Schools don't teach students how to deal with real life situations. 

The Challenge

Your group will be presented with three types of bosses in real life situations. Your goal is to develop strategies for dealing with all of them. The most efficient and harmless strategies win. 

Why participate?

Learn while you're a student on how  to deal with this situation in a safe environment. 

Requirements

Students from all backgrounds  are accepted.

2-5 students per group.

Commitment

3 hours of lectures with executives, psychologists and organizational consultants (check agenda).  Mentorship and support from Innovalab and guests will be provided during the challenge. 

Reward

You will be ready to recognize a bad situation and deal with it before it happens and consume your academic or professional life. 

Submit application by: DEC 11.

Interviews: DEC 14-18.

Approval notified by: DEC 23.

AUTOMATE  CLASSROOMS

FEV 22 - MAR 27

Problem

Teachers/professors and schools lose precious time on menial tasks such as attendance sheets, placing students into groups, disciplining the class and enforcing classroom work.  

The Challenge

Automate these tasks using current hardware and software (IoT  equipment, AI, software, etc) in a way that students can reap benefits of extra teaching or mentorship time. 

Why participate?

You'll be able to create a real solution and learn many important technical, product and business skills during the process. 

Requirements

Familiarity or interest in the latest tech (computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, sensors, cameras, etc). At least one group  member should have machine learning skills.  

2-5 students per group.

Commitment

8 hours of lectures with executives, computer vision and IoT experts, (check agenda). Mentorship and support from Innovalab and guests will be provided during the challenge. 

Reward

Incubation of your idea at a software engineering company.

 

Submit application by: JAN 23.

Interviews: JAN 25-29.

Approval notified by: FEB 5.

 

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