The Innovation Days San Francisco bring together organizations and entrepreneurial students to create solutions to challenges in 48 hours. Join us to fuel new ideas and shape new market opportunities.
For companies, it’s a a great way to leverage Open Innovation and explore startup-driven innovation. Participants gain experience, learn with others and create career opportunities.
Open your innovation process and collaborate with entrepreneurial students to foster innovation that benefits your customers, your organization, and our society.
Join the Innovation Days for experiential learning experiences that will build your skills that you will need to thrive.
Our company partners frame their innovation challenges.
Participants create their ideas in preparation for the event.
Participants pitch ideas, form teams and show their prototype after 48 hours.
The best solutions get company support to move toward proof-of-concept.
In 48 hours from idea to prototype.
4 Check-in & Network
5 Welcome keynote
5.15 Share challenge
5.30 Pitch ideas
6.30 Build teams
7.30 Register team
8 Refine ideas with mentors + Dinner
Open end Make progress
8.30-9 Check-in meeting
9-11 Talk to customers
12-2 Mentoring Lunch
2 Build low-fidelity prototype
6 Progress update
8 Peer testing + Dinner
Open end Build high-fidelity prototype
8.30 Check-in meeting
9 Improve prototype
11 Set up prototype expo + Lunch
1.30 Submit pitch deck
2 Prototype expo
4 Jury meeting & Community voting
4 Feedback by companies & Showcase winning solutions
Open End Network & Discuss next steps