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 participated in live pitch competitions, judged by civic research experts and professionals. The finalists were grouped into 4 categories:

 

COVID-19

Health & Resilience

Mobility

Environment

November 17th

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The winners from each live pitch competition presented in a final round to determine the grand prize winner. 4 teams received $1,000 prizes, and the grand prize winner won $1,500 and was also featured as the MetroLab Innovation of the Month.

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