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NECINA

Innovation Challenge

Online
Nov.2020 to May.2021
7-month competition
Start at
November 1, 2020
Online Sessions
 

The goal is to encourage creativity and innovation that addresses a pain or social needs in any aspect of the society, including those created by Covid-19. Covid-19 related innovation is desired but not required.

You can be in any stage of innovation, including hatching an idea, bootstrapping, or just received investment.

 

You will have access to NECINA’s resources to improve your concept or transform it towards a more viable solution. All participants are eligible to access mentors during their “office hours'' coordinated by NECINA. Mentors are experienced and accomplished professionals in their respective industries, including subject experts, innovative professors, angel investors, venture capitalists, series investors, senior corporate executives, and successful entrepreneurs. Three (3) submissions will win the award prizes with a total prize of up to $20,000. 

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About NECINA

NECINA, short for New England Chinese Information and Network Association, is the organizer of this Innovation Challenge. It is the most established and influential high-end professional organization in New England of the United States. Founded in 1996 as a non-profit organization, NECINA set its mission to facilitate professional career development, nourish entrepreneurship, and bridge the business and culture gap between the U.S. and China. NECINA hosts conferences, workshops, job fairs, and various special programs every year, serving more than 4,500 members from diverse industries such as software, telecommunications, networking, bioinformatics, FinTech, robotics, investment, and law. NECINA connects and empowers professionals of all age and all disciplines in New England and beyond, also serves as a platform for our members, volunteers, sponsors and partners to networking and building long lasting professional and social relationships.

Please visit our website for more information: https://www.necina.org/

 

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Officers
Community Members

30+

Events/year
 

Judges & Mentors

Necina Innovation Challenge honorably have had invited bellow mentioned 10 judges squad of quality and experience throughout, leading by Cheng Wu, the founder of ArrowPoint Communications, acquired by Cisco with $5.7B in 2000.

Proud to bring inspirational judges from across the globe:

Partners & Sponsors

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Innovation Ideas & Teams

Innovation

Idea#1:

CovidSchoolTracker

Website https://www.covidschooltracker.com/. It includes K-12 schools' cases among 28 states and all these data come from the department of Health.  

Innovation

Idea#2:

Wearable Homecare Assistant

 

Wearable Homecare Assistant

Designed by a Chinese elementary school student together with his father, to sense the baby's body temperature and noise, set alarm to remind the caring nurse. More application scenarios could be explored. 

Innovation

Idea#3

Music Mastering Service

 

We want to create a hybrid mastering service that combines the speed of intelligent software to do the bulk of the work, with the creativity of authentic human ears.

 

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NECINA Innovation Challenge Special Presentation

An Innovation Night with the Big3!

 

Time: 8:00 pm – 9:00 PM, Saturday, January 16, 2021 (EST)

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96794618819?pwd=NHh6OUlVMmUyOWo0UGlhQjhGS0RUQT09

Meeting ID: 967 9461 8819

Passcode: qEXtgh!

Mentor Session - schedule mentors' available hours to improve your innovation ideas.

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