Armour College of Engineering students were represented among three of the four winning teams at Campus 1871. The event is a collaborative two day “hackathon” where 90 students from universities across Illinois team up to create their own startup companies and pitch them to a panel of entrepreneurs. Armour College students were a part of the winning teams outlined below.
Announcing the return of an incredible opportunity for Armour College of Engineering entrepreneurs at 1871, Chicago’s hub for tech startups. Campus 1871 is a weekend-long (April 10-12), start-up event for students at Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Loyola University, University of Chicago and University of Illinois.
This semester over 40 Armour College of Engineering (ACE) students participated in the Spring 2014 Armour R&D Expo. At the event, students that participated in the Program for Undergraduate Research in Engineering (PURE) and Mentored INnovative Development students presented posters detailing the work they had completed.
Over the weekend, students from Armour College of Engineering partnered with students from Northwestern, University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois ready to work, learn, meet new people, and pitch awesome business ideas at Campus 1871.