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May 10, 2017
Equal parts competition and exhibition, Innovate to Grow highlights student efforts in engineering, design, entrepreneurship and education, and awards those teams whose accomplishments are especially noteworthy. Read more on the story here.
August 31, 2016
A team of UC Merced engineering students (who won first place out of 24 teams and a $5,000 prize at UC Merced’s Innovate to Grow Spring 2016 ) — plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school — made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines...
May 13, 2016
Whether it was picking tomatoes, loading chickens, treating drinking water or some other project, engineering students showed off their ideas to those ends during the annual UC Merced Innovate to Grow on Friday... Student Expo Video | Merced Sun Star Article
April 29, 2016
As a senior engineering student, Michael Urner selected a capstone project he related to. Little did he know that his 2013 Innovation and Design Clinic Opens a New Window. (IDC) project would lead him to start his own companies through the UC Merced Venture Lab Opens a New Window. and...
March 29, 2016
An increased gift from longtime campus partner Wells Fargo is allowing more engineering students at the University of California, Merced, to focus on solutions to problems related to water, energy and food...
May 19, 2015
The winners of this year’s Innovate to Grow competition have been announced. Two prizes are given for Capstone teams. The winners receive $1,000 each — up to $5,000 or $6,000 per team, depending on the number of students on the winning teams.  The winning Engineering Service...
May 15, 2015
Merced Sun Star | UC Merced Engineering Students Pitch their Projects
May 11, 2015
May 15 is the date for the fourth annual Innovate to Grow competition, the culmination of the engineering Capstone Innovation and Design Clinic (IDC) and other spring semester activities... Multiple provisional patent applications have been filed on inventions coming out of past Innovate to...
February 2, 2015
Longtime campus contributor Wells Fargo is giving a $100,000 grant to help students at the University of California, Merced, design technologies that address some of the Central Valley’s water, energy and food needs... Student teams present their technologies at the annual Innovate to Grow...