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GO BIG. GO GREEN. GO KEEN.

Create and present your BIG IDEAS. Student teams are challenged to engage KEEN’s 3 C’s – Curiosity, Connections and Creating Value.

Saturday, February 21
  • KEEN Big Green Challenge - Kickoff
  • 2 p.m.
  • Torch Lounge & Kennedy Union First Floor
  • Torch Lounge will be available for work space until midnight on Saturday (optional).
  • Sponsor: KEEN

Sunday, February 22

  • KEEN Big Green Challenge - Pitches & Judging 
  • 2 p.m.
  • Kettering Labs 124 & 128
  • Sponsor: KEEN

More Information

Pre-Work (optional)

Help your team get ahead of the competition by thinking about or working on this before the kick-off event:

  • Get Curious about ways UD could be greener and do research about sustainability trends.
  • Make Connections between different concepts and technologies to improve sustainability.
  • Think about how your idea will Create Value for UD and our environment as a whole.
Kickoff
  • Saturday, February 21, 2-3 p.m. (KU Lobby and Torch Lounge)
  • Registered teams should sign in together starting at 2 p.m. in the KU Lobby. At sign in, team members who are present will receive their E-Week 2015 t-shirt.
  • Teams will be given final instructions during the kickoff and begin working in teams after the introduction.
  • Torch Lounge will be available for work space until midnight on Saturday (optional).
  • Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Pitches
  • Sunday, February 22 beginning at 2 p.m. (KL 124 & 128)
  • All teams will be given an exact time for their pitch when signing in at the kickoff event on Saturday.
  • Teams will present two slides and have two minutes to give their pitch to the panel of judges. Judges will be able to initiate a Q&A session, however, total time should not exceed five minutes per team.
Judging Rubric

A panel of experts from the University and industry will judge conceptual ideas based on:

  • “Fit” with campus (the degree to which the concept blends with existing facilities & infrastructure)
  • Technical feasibility
  • Demonstrate KEEN’s 3 C’s
  • Uniqueness
  • Financial feasibility
  • Public relations potential

Note: A finalized judging rubric will be given to teams at sign in on Saturday, February 21.

Prizes
  • 1st Place – up to $1500 divided equally by number of team members
  • 2nd Place – up to $1000 divided equally by number of team members
  • 3rd Place – up to $500 divided equally by number of team members

Disclaimer: All details above are subject to change. Any changes will be disclosed at the kickoff event, if not before, via email to registered teams.

Contact

Visioneering Center

Kettering Laboratories 

937-229-4966 

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