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Erie Hack: All-City Semi Finals
April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
We’re closing in on the big finish!
Join us for fhe second round of selection for all Erie Hack teams across the basin! Four teams from each location of the hack (Buffalo, Cleveland/Erie, Detroit/Windsor, and Toledo) will pitch their project to a panel of judges from environmental, entrepreneurial, and tech backgrounds to determine who will advance to the finals in Cleveland on May 2nd and 3rd. If you’ve never seen a pitch competition, this is your chance to get a first hand look at some truly innovative ideas. All qualifying teams must participate in order to be eligible for prizes. Only eight teams will move to the finals! Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.
About Erie Hack
Erie Hack: Innovate Around the Lake is an international, tech-driven water innovation competition and accelerator program that focuses on creating publicly accessible mobile apps, open data and new technology to elevate the value of clean water and leverage its potential to drive economic vitality. The finalists will compete for $100,000 in prize money. Learn more:http://eriehack.io/
Cleveland Water Alliance, the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation, TechTown, Wayne State University, GE and IBM Watson IoT
With support from:
NASA Glenn Research Center | DigitalC | Great Lakes Observing System | NSF International
FreshWater Forum of the Cranbrook Institute of Science | WEtech Alliance | Venture Michigan
Mobile Technology Association of Michigan
Michigan’s University Research Corridor | GreeningDetroit.com