North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities.
So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any time, so check the official websites for the latest details. (And, be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.)
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DEADLINE: MARCH 19
During Startup Week, the DEC network and Dallas Innovates are teaming up for “That’s in Dallas”: a celebration of amazing things from our region’s most creative minds. “That’s in Dallas” is an innovation showcase for startups, corporations, nonprofits, and educators. If you have something with “wow” factor—something people can see, touch, or experience—we want to feature it in That’s In Dallas at Startup Week. Apply here to showcase your innovative products and connect with more than 10,000 influencers, inventors, investors, and more at Dallas Startup Week. If selected, you’ll get half a day to demo and display your product in the Startup Showcase. After this 5-day event, That’s in Dallas will become an ongoing series on Dallas Innovates, highlighting the latest in area innovation.
DEADLINE: MARCH 22
Call for Entries: Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards
Fast Company has opened the application for its eighth annual Innovation By Design Awards—dubbed one of the most sought-after design awards—honoring those solving today and tomorrow’s problems. Interested startups, companies, designers, or organizations should check the official rule page before they apply. New this year, the awards are divided into seven categories, along with a top design for each major region across the globe.
PRELIMINARY DEADLINE: JUNE 19
Richard Branson Puts $3M Toward Air Conditioner Overhaul Project
Global Cooling Prize challenges participants to develop green solutions to residential cooling that can help bring safer living conditions to people around the world without warming the planet. Preliminary applications are due June 19, 2019.
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