EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT INCUBE
You will be matched with other motivated people and placed in a glass cube for four days, where you will be trying to solve a challenge and find an innovative and interdisciplinary solution to it. At the end of the fourth day, you will present your solution to a jury and have the chance to win a lot of fame and nice prizes.
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Each team will tackle a different and unique challenge. Each hut will provide a solution to a real world problem proposed by our industry partners.
For Swiss participants:
Our focus is to ensure to create interdisciplinary teams and therefore you might be placed at any location. So it is wise to keep your schedule all free for those four days! Transport to the cube within Switzerland will be covered.
For other participants:
Only one team will be created for each location, thus no choice is offered.
All students (BA, MA) and PhDs are welcome to apply! If you are eager to experience a new, crazy challenge and have an entrepreneurial and open-minded spirit, then you are exactly who we are looking for.
For Boston participants, you must be an undergraduate, graduate or PhD student enrolled at MIT.
Yes, transportation within Switzerland is covered for all participants.
The costs of travel to Switzerland are covered for international participants.
PrepCube is an online program. It will guide you through multiple online courses in order to provide you with essential entrepreneurial adroitness such as: negotiation skills, creativity, problem solving and decision making, and emotional intelligence. These skills will be handy for both your participation at InCube as well as your future as an entrepreneur.
OutCube is a workshop for team-building, workshops and will provide you with the necessary tools for InCube, your future as an entrepreneur, and international networking.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The results will be revealed in mid-June and you will receive a confirmation email.
The grand prize is designed to incentivize teams to continue the development of their prototypes after the event. During the InCube period, there will be no stipend for prototyping, but sufficient materials will be provided.