Alloy Growth Lab and UC1819 Innovation Hub Unite to Launch Global Innovation Challenge for Peace

CINCINNATI, OHIO (February 1, 2024) – Alloy Growth Lab, in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub, is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural PeaceRise Innovation Challenge. Set to commence on February 5th, 2024, this groundbreaking initiative aims to unite global talents in addressing critical challenges and fostering peace through innovation and technology.

The PeaceRise Innovation Challenge invites individuals and teams from various backgrounds to propose innovative solutions for global harmony and peace. This initiative provides a unique opportunity for participants to showcase their ideas, connect with a network of visionaries, and contribute to a transformative global movement.

Alloy Growth Lab, a globally recognized top-10 business incubator, spearheads PeaceRise, with the University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub hosting the live and virtual aspects of the event. These entities combine their vast experience in nurturing startups, academic research, and entrepreneurial guidance to create a robust platform for innovation and growth. Together, they envision PeaceRise as a melting pot where technology, academia, and peace converge to tackle worldwide challenges.

Jeremy Fritzhand, Director of Startup Services at Alloy Growth Lab, shares the vision: “The PeaceRise Innovation Challenge is more than just an event; it’s a global call to action. We aim to unite ecosystem partners with founders and enthusiastic entrepreneurs around the common goal of a more peaceful, understanding world. This community and event is our opportunity to leverage collective innovation for significant, positive change, addressing the pressing issues impeding global peace. This is just the start, we plan to expand this platform to address other major challenges in the ecosystem”

The PeaceRise community actively seeks passionate individuals and teams committed to advancing world peace. This call extends to students, educators, technologists, designers, NGO representatives, and any driven individual looking to effect positive change through innovative solutions.

Registration for the PeaceRise Innovation Challenge kicks off on February 5th, 2024. The competition will culminate in a live event at the University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub, scheduled from May 3rd to 6th. Detailed timelines and additional information are available to those joining the PeaceRise community.

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About Alloy Growth Lab and UC1819 Innovation Hub:

Alloy Growth Lab, recognized as one of the Top 10 Business Incubators globally, stands at the helm of PeaceRise. With decades of experience nurturing serious startups and guiding entrepreneurs through common challenges, Alloy has become a crucible of innovation and growth. The University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub is a nexus for academia and industry, fostering research, innovation, and collaboration. By leveraging their extensive network, expertise in startup incubation, and passion for economic and social development, the organizers aim to make PeaceRise a catalyst for sustainable peace and community empowerment, fostering a new era of global collaboration and innovation. Together, Alloy Growth Lab and UC 1819 are setting new benchmarks in collaborative innovation, with a strong commitment to driving change and creating a positive impact on the global stage.


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