1ST ANNUAL

METROLAB STUDENT CUP

Prizes for outstanding student projects at MetroLab member institutions

Live pitch competition with expert reviewers from cities, civic organizations, and academia

Opportunity to publicize projects and be featured in a MetroLab Innovation of the Month article

Applications were due at midnight ET on September 25th.

Check out the details of the competition below:

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Students from across the MetroLab member universities submitted written applications describing civic research projects they completed in collaboration with partners in their communities. Projects focused on providing new analysis, policy, or technical insights to difficult civic priorities and challenges.

September 25th

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Twelve finalists will participate in live pitch competitions, judged by civic research experts and professionals. You can register below to watch the finalist pitches. The finalists have been grouped into 4 categories:

 

COVID-19

Health & Resilience

Mobility

Environment

November 17th

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The winners from each live pitch competition will present in a final round to determine the grand prize winner. Up to 4 teams will receive $1,000 prizes, and the grand prize winner will win $1,500 and also be featured as the MetroLab Innovation of the Month.

Register to Watch the Competitions:

MetroLab Student Cup Pitch Competition – Health & Resilience

Students at universities across MetroLab's network submitted civic research projects for the chance to win $1000 and be recognized with the 'Innovation of the Month' award. We selected 12 finalist teams who will now compete head-to-head in a live pitch competition. This session will see...

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MetroLab Student Cup Pitch Competition – Mobility

Students at universities across MetroLab's network submitted civic research projects for the chance to win $1000 and be recognized with the 'Innovation of the Month' award. We selected 12 finalist teams who will now compete head-to-head in a live pitch competition. This session will see...

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MetroLab Student Cup Pitch Competition – Environment

Students at universities across MetroLab's network submitted civic research projects for the chance to win $1000 and be recognized with the 'Innovation of the Month' award. We selected 12 finalist teams who will now compete head-to-head in a live pitch competition. This session will see...

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MetroLab Student Cup Championship

Students at universities across MetroLab's network submitted completed civic research projects to the Student Cup competition, part of the 2020 Summit. 12 semi-finalist teams competed head-to-head in live pitch competitions, and now the 4 finalists will compete in the championship round. Each of these teams...

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