Ideastorm
February 11 - 14, 2019
open to all UI students

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February 11, 2019

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Does your idea solve a problem in a unique way? With IdeaStorm, University of Iowa students can share their business idea in two minutes or less with a panel of judges and an audience. After the presentation finishes, the judges will provide immediate feedback to help improve ideas. IdeaStorms are entry level pitch competitions across the University of Iowa’s campus that encourage students to share their innovative ideas with others, all while familiarizing themselves with the pitching process.

This semester's IdeaStorm will be taking place over four days with four different themed nights. 

FEB. 11: HEALTH INITIATIVES
Creating a better well-being through healthcare innovation

  • Competition focuses on new solutions to healthcare problems. The range is wide, and will focus on all aspects of healthcare, including mental health, dentistry, pharmacy, patient experiences, health outcomes, medical devices, public health and more.
    • 5:30pm | S030 CPHB

FEB. 12: CREATIVE CONCEPTS
Innovation through art, design, history, music and literature.

  • Competition focuses on sharing new ideas within the world of art. Ideas may focus on a variety of creative mediums including, but not limited to: fine arts, fashion, design, music, history, literature and more.
    • 5:30pm | 301 LC

FEB. 13: COMMON GOOD
Inspiring change through social and sustainable ideas to benefit the common good.

  • Competition focuses on eco-friendly, sustainability, social justice, crisis management, natural disaster solutions, and much more.
    • 5:30pm | 140 SH

FEB. 14: CONSUMER SOLUTIONS
Exploring Solutions to everyday problems through new products or services.

  • Competition focuses on innovative solutions to everyday problems. The range for this competition is wide, and covers food products, household goods, living essentials, travel, technology and much more.
    • 5:30pm | 3655 SC

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