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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Innovation Challenge
Innovation Challenge

Test your entrepreneurial creativity, meet new friends, learn from founders, and solve a problem. This challenge is open to all Nebraska students and students should register individually. You'll connect with other students and form a team on the first day.

Past challenges include creating value from a mismatched lonely sock, an egg drop into the Acklie Family Courtyard, and building a race car without gas or electric power.


Thursday, September 19 and Tuesday, September 24, 2024

Sample Itinerary

4:45 p.m. Check-in and dinner
5:30 p.m. Workshop
6:45 p.m. Challenge Reveal and Team Formation
Teams work together to build a solution to the challenge.
5 p.m. Dinner
5:15 p.m. Teams present their solution to the challenge
7 p.m. Announcement of winners

Be Great. Innovate.

The Innovation Challenge is the first of four signature events hosted over the academic year to turn your ideas into viable business ventures. Learn more about these events.


Center for Entrepreneurship
HLH 315