Program Overview

    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. There (3) submissions will win the award prizes with a total prize of up to $20,000.