On your marks, get set: DASH!

1-DAY DASH Innovation Competition: October 1Oth, 2020

What is an INNOVATION DASH?

An Innovation DASH is a 1-day design and deliver competition that brings interdisciplinary teams together to create and propose solutions to specific problems.

Contact: Karen Kerns, kpiconi@iastate.edu

View the Flyer (PDF)

DASH Challenge: How do we recruit students for our Innovation Fellows Program?

Sponsored by: DAM CyFly Consulting & HARMAN

  • FIRST PLACE: $3,000
  • SECOND PLACE: $1,500
  • THIRD PLACE: $1,000
  • FOURTH PLACE: $500
TEAMS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Currently enrolled ISU undergraduate students (up to 6)
  • At least 1 currently enrolled ISU graduate student (BONUS POINTS optional)
  • Interdisciplinary teams must represent at least 2 colleges
  • One faculty, staff, OR corporate advisor (BONUS POINTS optional)
CONTEST RULES:

  • All final work must be done by students
  • Advisors may comment and collaborate but must not be involved in the final PRODUCT or presentation
  • At least 1 student team member must participate in the Marketing Short Circuit Training

STEP 1

Register to enter contest below: September 1-30


STEP 2

Register to prepare: October 1, 5-7 p.m., Online short circuit, Marketing Insight and Design

  • Moderated by ISU Alum, David Slump
  • John Livanos, VP Consumer Insights @ HARMAN
  • Mohan Krishnaraj, Design @ HUEMEN

Visit the Marketing Short Circuit webpage


STEP 3

Access contest instructions: October 8, 5-7 p.m. Online
Team problem Q&A preparation Session


STEP 4

DASH presentation:
October 10th, Judging (winners announced 10/16)
09:00 -11:00am Round 1 (each team presents for 10 minutes w/ 5 minutes Q&A)
11:30 -12:30pm Round 2 Finals (4 finalists present for 15 minutes)


Team Registration Form