If you’re passionate about solving the world’s most pressing problems through open innovation and partnership, you need to know about MIT Solve.

 

Community driven innovation

MIT Solve empowers tech entrepreneurs to create and scale lasting solutions that address the world’s most pressing problems. The Morgridge Family Foundation is proud to partner with MIT Solve to sponsor the Morgridge Family Foundation Community-Driven Innovation Prize. This prize will support solutions that are boldly sparking change through innovation, disruption, and transformation. Does this sound like your organization? Apply to this Challenge today to be eligible for up to $25,000 and membership into the Solver community of peers, funders, and experts.

The Morgridge Family Foundation’s Vice President, Carrie Morgridge, is honored to be a member of the Community-Driven Innovation Challenge Leadership Group. She looks forward to partnering with the First Lady of Nigeria, the Chief Architect of Ebay, MIT Professors, and others to vet, select, and support top-notch Solvers.

MIT Solve

Be sure to check out all of the opportunities available through MIT Solve. Anyone, anywhere around the world can submit a solution to MIT Solve’s 2019 Global Challenges by July 1 and access more than $1.5 million in funding. The four Global Challenges being addressed in 2019 are:

  • Circular Economy: How can people create and consume goods that are renewable, repairable, reusable, and recyclable?
  • Community-Driven Innovation: How can citizens and communities create and improve social inclusion and shared prosperity?
  • Early Childhood Development: How can all children under five develop the critical learning and cognitive skills they need to reach their full potential?
  • Healthy Cities: How can urban residents design and live in environments that promote physical and mental health?

As a social impact marketplace, MIT Solve develops partnerships for tech entrepreneurs around the world and leverages the community to turn innovative ideas into transformational change. In the words of MIT’s President, L. Rafeal Reif, “We will do more than talk about the greatest problems facing our world. We will set the course to solve them.”

MIT Solve’s ethos aligns with the Morgridge Family Foundation’s track record of investing in leaders and organizations who are reimagining solutions to some of today’s biggest challenges. We are excited to share these opportunities with our network. Please join us in being part of bold, innovative solutions and share these opportunities with your network today.