IoT Innovation Grand Challenge

Cisco invites you to participate in a new initiative to recognize and support up-and-coming innovators, entrepreneurs and early-stage startup businesses that contribute to the growth and evolution of the Internet of Things.

Announcing the


Internet of Things Innovation Grand Challenge

The Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge is a global open competition that will run between April and October 2014, with the winners of the competition announced during the 2014 Internet of Things World Forum in Chicago.

Three winners of the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge will share $250,000 US in prize money that can be used to jumpstart new and existing businesses contributing to the Internet of Things industry.

Important Dates
Submission Period: April 21-July 1
Semifinals: August 1st – Semifinalists announced
Finals: September 19 – Finalists announced
Winners Announced: IoT World Forum, October 2014
For more information, go to: IoT Innovation Challenge

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.