Challenge-based Innovation Projects

Challenge-based Innovation strategies are being explored around the world as a means to engage students in cross-disciplinary problem-solving that leads to novel insights and solutions.  One of the programs that inspires us is at the IdeaSpace at CERN ( and ).  Check it out!

The DI TEAM will help to build and facilitate an array of co-curricular initiatives that extend beyond classroom environments:

  • Pop-up Challenges – to stimulate interest and new ideas
  • Hackathons (like our established Sky-Hack / Fashion/Tech Hackathon)
  • Industry Challenge Events – to solve problems close to home or across the globe
  • Projects related to key strengths and themes that are uniquely Kent State