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Game Changer News Archive

Team Loop won the first place prize of $10,000 for their solution to the problem of e-waste

Game Changer competition winners announced

January 20, 2017 — 
Nearly $20,000 awarded to four teams in Manitoba's idea competition

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Research and International

Game-changing solutions coming soon

January 17, 2017 — 
Four cross-faculty teams have been selected to challenge for Game Changer’s grand prize

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Game Changer deadline set for Jan. 11

January 6, 2017 — 
The 2016 edition of the Game Changer competition extended its second phase, to allow students more time for their solutions and to submit their teams

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(L-R) Paul White, Ahmad Byagowi and Jesslyn Janssen of Team Biohack took home second prize in Game Changer in February 2016.

Game Changer team keeps momentum rolling for innovative research

October 5, 2016 — 
Since taking home second spot in the Game Changer competition in early February, members of Team Biohack have fashioned an impressive path forward

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Left to right: Darren Fast, Technology Transfer Office, U of M; and problem winners Hong Ngoc (RRC); Olandunni Olanubi (U of M); Forouz Mahdinezhad (U of M); and Dumitru Ignat (U of M). Not pictured: Avery Simundsson (U of M)

Five problems, can you solve one?

September 28, 2016 — 
Out of 192 problems submitted, five have been selected, winning $250 each

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Research and International

Be a Game Changer

September 8, 2016 — 
Game Changer is a two-part competition open to all Manitoba post-secondary students who can identify problems with a global reach and find tangible solutions for them

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Game Changer winners

Research and International

Strategy to reduce food waste a Game Changer

February 12, 2016 — 
Team Nixed Foods captured the grand prize and six months of mentorship to transform idea into reality

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Graphic. Text reads: It's the solution to a problem

Research and International

Game Changer team finalists have been chosen

February 2, 2016 — 
Seven finalist teams move forward to the final competition on Thursday, February 11

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Graphic. Text reads: It's the solution to a problem

Here are five problems, yo, you solve them

December 9, 2015 — 
Submit your solutions after your team evolves them

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(l-r) Gary Tong, Amy Dytnerski, Jesslyn Janssen, Ken Oliver, Adam Nepon (missing: Riley Bell).

Game Changer: Now the work begins

November 17, 2015 — 
'Our students want to transform the world and it’s rewarding to see how excited and committed they are to using the Game Changer competition as the platform to achieve this.'

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