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Feb 6 | Innovation Challenge Finals & Mixer

4:30 – 6pm | Open to all UW students | Food & beverage


Learn how our challengers built cool things fast!

Join us at our second winter term mixer and witness the Velocity Innovation Challenge Showcase Finals to vote on the winning solutions!

Enjoy food, beverages and great conversation with your peers while you check out the creative solutions that student-teams have built in just one week to problem spaces like health, connectivity, agriculture and energy. Plus, make new friends, gain valuable contacts, and build connections to all things Velocity including our people, spaces, and resources.

Register to attend our Mixer and finals event

About the challenge

For anyone still interested in joining the Innovation Challenge, please note that we’ve reached our maximum number of registrants for this event. Please contact tina.wilton@uwaterloo.ca if you’d like to join the waitlist. We will assign spaces if they become available on a first-come, first-serve basis, but please note space is not guaranteed.

Students participate in a week-long challenge and put their creativity and problem-solving skills to the test as they find solutions to problem spaces like health, connectivity, agriculture and energy.

• They will get to know others with similar interests and make new friends
• Network and learn from others and experienced mentors from Velocity
• Find new avenues to solve problems as you use Velocity Creator Spaces

We thank everyone who registered and look forward to seeing you in the finals! This event is open to all UW students and no experience is necessary. Final teams of four will be assigned at the kick-off event.

For challengers only: Kick-off Event | Jan 30


4:30-6pm | SCH

Food and refreshments provided
Meet your team, receive an overview of the challenge, information on working spaces and prizing.

One week to work (Jan 30 – Feb 6) with fellow students to ideate, research and build solutions to specific problem spaces. Access to working space, mentorship and consumables.

For all students, join us for our mixer and Challenge Finals | Feb 6


4:30 – 6pm | SCH
Food and refreshments provided
Final solutions will be showcased to our judging panel of Velocity founders and guests joining the mixer. The winning team will receive a $500 prize.