The Deans' Design Challenge: Urban Life 2030 Demo Day

Thursday 05/22 05:00pm

Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall, 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA

On behalf of Dean Mohsen Mostafavi (GSD) and Dean Cherry Murray (SEAS), we are pleased to invite you to the Deans' Design Challenge: Urban Life 2030 Demo Day at the i-lab to showcase the hard work of the Challenge's Finalist Teams this semester. At the Demo Day the finalist teams will show their projects to the Harvard community and share ideas during a reception. After the formal program with remarks from the Deans, the grand-prize winner and any runner(s) up will be announced.

2014 Design Challenge Finalists

Carewrite is a mobile website that works to empower individuals to better coordinate the healthcare of loved ones.

Cloudcommuting creates the first bike-sharing service that would replace trucks and employees with paid users who would redistribute bikes as needed.

MateriaLEASE offers temporary ownership of building components to help young ventures create better workspaces, while protecting the environment.

Resilient Modular Systems (RMS) - formally CAPA
RMS seeks to be the global leader in innovative building components and sustainable materials in the developing world.

Shipster is a mobile platform that connects deliveries with people heading in similar directions, saving up to 60 percent on shipping costs and providing a more sustainable alternative to current delivery services.

Six Foods
Six Foods uses urban insect farming as an alternative source of protein to soy, whey, and eventually livestock.

To read the Harvard Gazette story about Finalists in this and other Deans' Challenges, click here.

Registration is required.
Please register here.

Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: