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Awards & Accolades
- New Venture Challenge Spirit Award: Design & Innovation students win the New Venture Challenge Spirit Award for their Chord Board product that helps people learn how to play guitar.
- First Place Moonshot Competition: Design & Innovation Students win first place in the Orbit Category for their Nudge product at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Moonshot Competition.
- Crowd Favorite: Design & Innovation Students win crowd favorite award at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Moonshot Competition.
- Best Undergraduate Team: Design & Innovation Student, Shantanu Roy, wins best undergraduate team for Quasi AI Fiction at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Moonshot Competition.
- VentureWell E-Team Grant: Design & Innovation Students will a STAGE 1 E-Team grant from the VentureWell organization to further their Remedy Glove innovation.
- First Place Moonshot Competition: Design & Innovation Student Abigale Haluska wins first place in the Orbit Category for her Remedy Glove at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Moonshot Competition.
- Best Undergraduate Team: Design & Innovation Students win best undergraduate team for the Concussion Detection Device at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Moonshot Competition.
- VentureWell E-Team Grant: Design & Innovation Students receive a $20,000 grant to support their FreedomWare start-up. Freedomware has developed a spoon that seals to keep contents secure, helping people with movement disorders and tremors eat food more effectively.
- Second Place in Business Model Competition: Design & Innovation students win 2nd place in the Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition for their co-friendly company that provides anti-slip spike covers for track athletes.
- National Science Foundation Grant: The Design & Innovation program was awarded a National Science Foundation Grant to synergize the key strengths of Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute, College of Liberal Arts and Krannert School of Management to create an authentically transdisciplinary model for a transformative undergraduate experience focused on the pursuit of innovation.
- VentureWell Faculty Grant: The Design & Innovation program was awarded a VentureWell grant to develop the core courses.