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Knight Vision Food Waste Pitch

  Project Title: “SmartFridge: Tackling food waste one fridge at a time” Project Leaders: Arjan Abar, Aaron Brodkey, Bella Isaacs Requested Amount of Funding: $15,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 6 months Description of SmartFridge: SmartFridge is a multipurpose iPhone, Android, and tablet application that synthesizes information from one’s grocery receipt into recipes […]

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SmartPark: Smart People, Smart World, Smart Park

Project Title: SmartPark: Smart People, Smart World, Smart Park Requested Amount: $500,000.00 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: ~ 12 months Team Members: Shivangi Sharma, Emilie Farrugia, Youssef Farran Describe your Project:  From major metropolitan cities to small towns, parking is a daily issue faced by all residents. In New York City alone, drivers […]

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GrocerGO

Cassie Coulter, Sarah Sugar, Al Vanderklipp, and Quan GrocerGO: Driving College Students to the Market Requested Amount: $100,000 Expected Amount of Time for Project Completion: 12 weeks Project Description We propose an App called GrocerGO, which will connect students at the University of Michigan to go to the grocery store together.  The App will look […]

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Composting Correctly on Campus

Hallie Averbach Manny Dhillon Emily Hotaling   Requested Amount: $150,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 11 months Describe your Project:  The first phase of our project is to increase the amount of recycling bins and compost bins on campus. While recycling bins are already in large presence, there could still be an increase […]

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Safe Map: Phone application makes walking safer for college students

Knight Challenge Application: Safe Map Phone Application connects to Google Maps to create safe routes for college students Team Members:  Anders Johnson, Sarah Girard, Ian Campbell, and Madeleine Gerson Requested amount: $50,000 Expected time for project completion: Six months   The project We plan to create an application, Safe Map, that would—in partnership with Google […]

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GeoHealthy: A Hub for Location-Specific Health Information

Project Title: GeoHealthy: A Hub for Location-Specific Health Information Requested Amount: $30,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 8-12 months Team Members: Andrew Davis, Kelly Hall, & Evan Hoopingarner   Describe your project. GeoHealthy will collect relevant health information close to the user’s geographic location from the web and display it in an easy-to-process format. […]

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Informing About Local Drug and Health Laws with Mobile Technology

Team Verdigris: Emilie Plesset, Dylan Jones, Katelyn Hom, Carrie Wiles Requested Amount: $100,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 6 months Describe your Project: Our project involves the creation of a mobile phone application that uses geolocation technology to provide information about local drug and health laws. Drug and health laws tend to vary in […]

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News for Kids: A YouTube Initiative

Team members: Katie Pak, Megan Williams, Sahar Gowani Requested Amount: $10,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: Six months Describe your Project: 500 words   For our project, we would like to create a YouTube channel that delivers news to late-elementary and early-middle school age students. In the wake of the recent election, we […]

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NewsBridge: Using Social Media to Bridge Information Gap for Millennials

Knight News Team 6 Megan Von Ermen, Roland Davidson and Hadley Tuthill Project Title: NewsBridge: Using Social Media to Bridge Information Gap for Millennials ProductName: NewsBridge Requested Amount: $2500 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 6 months Describe your Project: The goal of our projects is to reduce the time burden that finding news […]

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News for Kids: A YouTube Initiative (Team 4)

  Requested Amount: $10,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: Six months Describe your Project: 500 words For our project, we would like to create a YouTube channel that delivers news to late-elementary and early-middle school age students. In the wake of the recent election, we have come to the realization that an informed […]

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