Join Verizon & NYC Media Lab at a special info session to learn about the 5G EdTech Challenge.
The 5G EdTech Challenge is a nationwide open call to find the best innovative, cutting-edge, creative education technologies that will transform middle school education.The top 10 Challenge winners will be awarded $100K each, & will partner with Verizon to develop & test their solutions in the 5G environmentstartingin spring 2019.
At this info session, we'll share important details about the application. Join us to meet representatives from Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon 5G Labs, & NYC Media Lab to discuss how we can work together to build the next generation of education technologies.
Read recent articles about the 5G EdTech Challenge:
Axios,Verizon Plans $1 Million Push to Bring 5G to Classrooms
Fortune,Verizon is Readying a 5G Push for the Classroom
VentureBeat,Verizon Holds $1 Million Contest for 5G Education Tech with AI, AR, or VR
Tech & Learning,Verizon Innovative Learning Launches 5G EdTech Challenge
EdTech Magazine,Verizon Opens Competition for Creative 5G AR/VR & AI Uses in K-12
Yahoo!,Verizon is Readying a 5G Push for the Classroom.
EdWeek,Can 5G Tech Transform Teaching & Learning? Verizon Issues Challenge to Nonprofits
The session will take place on the 2nd floor.
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About NYC Media Lab
NYC Media Lab connects media & technology companies with New York City's universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship & talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYC Media Lab funds prototyping projects that foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media. The Combine, an early stage accelerator for emerging media & technology startups, is now in its fourth year.