april, 2020

02apr1:00 pm2:00 pmAnnouncing MISSION-R: RIoT’s Moonshot Goal Response to COVID-19

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About this Event

One War—Two Fronts

The current global crisis has us fighting a two-sided war. We’re fighting for our health, in the grips of a terrible pandemic. We’re also fighting for the economy, doing what we can to support small businesses and fight waves of unemployment.

But the battle isn’t between our health and our economy—the battle is between us and the virus. And as we battle on both fronts, RIoT is brainstorming new ways for us to fight back.

In this webinar, RIoT will invite experts in the medtech and economic development space to share how they’re fighting for BOTH our health and our economy—not one or the other.

Hear from experts like:

Luke Marshall, PhD., Founder & CEO of VitalFlo

Denny Lewis, Director, North Carolina Defense Technology (DEFTECH) Transition Office

Veronica Creech, Equitable Economic Development at City of Raleigh Municipal Government

Tom Snyder, Executive Director, RIoT

Rachael Newberry, RIoT Accelerator Program Director, RIoT

Announcing MISSION-R

Making Innovation and Startups Succeed In Our New Reality

RIoT is launching MISSION-R as a brand-new initiative designed to support innovation around public and economic health in the aftermath of COVID-19.

What’s up for grabs for MISSION-R voyagers, aside from saving the world? Idea acceleration, community crowdsourcing, funding for startups, brain trusts for innovation, and so much more.

Don’t miss the launch of MISSION-R, RIoT’s moonshot innovation challenge to build solutions that:

Support population health initiatives

Sustain startups during economic recession

Boost the economy in times of crisis

Address the post-pandemic reality

Invent ways to solve global challenges

Everyone (and we mean EVERYONE) can contribute, by sharing an idea, offering to mentor, dedicating resources, or engaging in a startup team. Tune in to learn how you can get involved!

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Time

(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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