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Pathogen Police: The Vaccination Localization & Education App

Storytelling Stingrays Emilie Blair, Danielle DeMarco, Neel Swamy Project Title: Pathogen Police: The Vaccination Localization & Education App Requested Amount: $150,000  Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 8 months  Describe your Project: We propose a mobile app called Pathogen Police that will potentially increase vaccination rates, and thus improve the health of Americans. As […]

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Explaining Science to The Real World App by Elizabeth Graves, Allysun Sullivan, Jordan McKaig, and Alberto Aguilar Martinez

Project Title: Explaining Science to the Real World Requested Amount: $10,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 6 months to hire our staff and set up our innovative app   Describe your Project: 500 words Our project idea is to create an app that accurately and comprehensively consolidates science news. We have found that […]

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Farm to Front Door: an app that makes local produce accessible and affordable

By: Abby Bass, Alona Henig, Andrew Hiyama, Rebecca Huska   Requested Amount: $5,000 to cover the cost of an app, packaging, marketing, and potential costs for establishment of a pilot delivery system such as hiring a driver or working with a 3rd party delivery system. Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: We expect that […]

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Vegetable of the Week: Break Out of Your Veggie Comfort Zone!

Team 4: Kathryn Condon, Lexie Waltz, Matt Zhao   Project title: Vegetable of the Week Requested amount: $2,000 Expected amount of time to complete project: One month to initially start up the project Describe your project:  “Vegetable of the Week” will be a weekly newsletter delivered via e-mail highlighting different and unexpected ways to cook […]

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Transportation Savvy: A futuristic, environmentally-conscious app for modern transport

Transportation Savvy Alexa St. John Alayna Brasch Taylor Lass Jillian Li   Requested Amount: $50,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 3 years Describe your Project:  The product is an app aiming to establish more environmentally-conscious and responsible citizens in urban and traffic-heavy areas where travel, commuting and public transportation is a necessity. In […]

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ContinuUm Combining Mental Health and Social Media for U-M Students

Project Title: ContinuUM Requested Amount: $10,000 for UMICH student to create/maintain application Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 4 months   Describe your Project: 500 words   We are proposing a social media platform to help University of Michigan students address mental issues. The platform, called “ContinuUM”, will foster dialogue and and will support […]

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Incentivizing and Demystifying Prescription Drop-Off: Combatting Prescription Medication Abuse with MedDrop

Requested Amount: $12,000 $8,000: application creation $4,000: marketing and outreach Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 2 years Year 1: Application creation and beta testing Year 2: Outreach and further application fine tuning Describe your Project: 500 words               The MedDrop application will guide a prescription medication user through safe usage and disposal […]

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Bridging the political divide

Knight Team 5 Mary Weber Shaylyn Austin Beatrice Thaman Sam McMullen 14 November 2017 Project Title Providing exposure to political opinions through an informative and concise platform Describe your Project People want to hear about issues that are important to them. They also want to hear about these issues from people like them. That’s where […]

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Fight Knight: Eye Once Science

Fight Knight Project Group Sarah Gallagher, Shayan Golafshani, Flick Cain, Kallisse Dent, Taha Bashir   Project Title: 10 words  Eye Once Science (or Science At a Glance)  Requested Amount  5,000 dollars Expected Amount of time to Complete Project  1-2 months with a dedicated team Describe your Project: 500 words Our idea is a google chrome […]

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Knight Vision “FakeTruths”

Project Title: “FakeTruths” An App to Combat the ‘Fake News’ Era Team Members: Brooke Callaghan, Jake Pozin, Carly Yashinsky, Becky Simonov Requested Amount: $100,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 1 year Project Description: We live in a time where news is no longer something to be taken at face value — bias, inaccurate information/statistics, […]

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