TechPoint S.O.S. Challenge Winner to be announced Friday

2021-04-05T16:52:10-04:00July 28, 2020|

July 28, 2020 — On Friday, July 31, TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth accelerator for Indiana’s technology companies, and Governor Eric Holcomb will announce the winners of the TechPoint Summer Opportunities for Students Challenge (S.O.S.). The Challenge, provided up to 500 students from Indiana colleges and universities a five-week summer internship experience, helping them strengthen their resumes, demonstrate skills, make professional connections and develop potential solutions to a number of COVID-19-related problems. The student teams were assigned “coaches” from a pool of 200 volunteers from the Indiana tech community. Nine real-world, COVID-19-related challenge topics were identified: workplace & work-from-home environments, tourism, schools & colleges, restaurants & small businesses, COVID-19 outbreak detection, community organizations, telehealth, transportation and sports & entertainment. “The students came up with a stunning array of ideas and products,” said Mike Langellier, TechPoint president and CEO. “Our judges [...]