See below for a list of previous competitions and winners of the Innovation Challenge at Manhattan College, plus testimonies from past participants.
Josue Encarnacion, Second Place Winner, 2020
The Innovation Challenge was the perfect stage to demonstrate the skills needed to bring forth a business idea into real world application
Caroline Voight, Third Place Winner, 2019
“The Innovation Challenge was a great catalyst towards our progress on our entry, as well as other entrepreneurial endeavors we plan on starting in the future.”
Benjamin Akyereko, Participant, 2017
The Innovation Challenge was really the push I needed to start working on my plans for a future business.
Michael Mackay, First Place Winner, 2016
The Innovation Challenge helped me out tremendously, simply by putting a stamp of approval for my idea. Most importantly, the innovation competition taught me to pursue my ideas fiercely and take more risks.
Lauren Masucci, Participant, 2014
The Innovation Challenge opened a door of opportunity for me. Since then, I initiated the patent process for the idea and have built upwards since then.
Allen Folk , Third Place Winner, 2013
The Innovation Challenge was a great experience because it allowed us as engineers to think about the business aspect of things.