CSUSB Innovation Challenge

The Winners of the 2018 Innovation Challenge!

  • 1st Place - $10,000

    Glute Gainz: Rehabilitation & Activation product

    Kinesiology Faculty & the Jack H. Brown College of Business & Public Administration
    Guillermo Escalante/ Luis Navarrete/ Chris Belloso
  • 2nd Place - $5,000

    Probot Donor app

    CSUSB Entrepreneurship Alumni & College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
    Rachel Jimenez/ Clemente Jimenez/ Rebecca Marshall
  • 3rd Place - $3,000

    AI to the Rescue! AI to Aid Student Success

    ITS Department and the Jack H. Brown College of Business & Public Administration
    Samuel Sudhakar/ Michael Casadonte/ David Vasilia/ Ricky Courtes
  • 4th Place - $1,000

    Lily Pads: Eco-Friendly Reusable Menstrual Pads

    CSUSB Entrepreneurship, Accounting & College of Natural Sciences
    Mai Temraz/ Cindy Avelar/ Caroline Nazarbegian/ Thao Thi Phuong Le
  • EZ Park app

    CSUSB Entrepreneurship & College of Natural Sciences
    Thalia Hernandez/ Rigoberto McWilliams/ Christian Bedoya/ Carlos Zepeda
  • 3D Human Evolution Learning Solutions

    Anthropology Faculty, Department of Environmental Studies & College of Natural Sciences
    Arianne Schulz/ Sage Keyner/ Mark Ortiz
  • Remind Me app

    Palm Desert Campus - JHBC Management & College of Natural Sciences
    Jacqueline McDonald/ Collin Meissner/ Victoria Marvin
  • Collette’s Care: On Location RV Babysitting Service

    College of Arts & Letters & College of Education
    Jenna Lefebvre/ Ashley Perez/ Jocelyn Gomez

Congratulations to the Winning Teams!

The Official Entry Deadline Has Closed

The chosen teams that will be invited to compete in the main event line-up will be notified by May 4th! From there our Entrepreneur in Residence, Steve Abbott will be in contact with your team to get you prepped and ready for the challenge!


Each competing team must have a CSUSB student as a qualified team member AND a minimum of TWO different colleges and/ or divisions retained, from there your teammates can include any student, faculty, staff and alumni of CSUSB in order to be eligible. If you need assistance in finding team members please reach out to us directly as we will help you build your team. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE YOUR TEAM MEMBERS SECURED BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR INTENT TO COMPETE OFFICIAL ENTRY!

The Challenge is ON CSUSB!

Embrace the Coyote Spirit of Innovation! Harness your collective genius & deliver your emerging ideas to WIN BIG!!!
If you have questions about the competition or entry process, contact Stacey Allis at Phone: 909/ 537-3217 or via email:stacey.allis@csusb.edu

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