University of Chicago Big Ideas Generator

BIG is a Top 100 Finalist for the 2016 Innovation Awards!

BIG is a Top 100 Finalist for the 2016 Innovation Awards!

10 / 06 12:00 AM

Vote for BIG in the 2016 Innovation Awards!

There is one decisive election before what happens in November - vote for BIG in 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards! BIG is Top 100 (out of 643 nominees) and needs your vote to be one of the 25 winners. Vote for science, vote for BIG: http://www.chicagoinnovationawards.com/2016-peoples-choice-award-2/ The deadline is October 6 so please do it now!

~ Upcoming Events ~

Fall 2016 Workshops Funding Call

11 / 07   5:00 PM

This fall, BIG is offering funding for exploratory workshops

BIG is a Top 100 Finalist for the 2016 Innovation Awards!

10 / 06  12:00 AM

Vote for BIG in the 2016 Innovation Awards!

BIG in the news!

BIG is the Fall Issue of Medicine on the Midway

BIG is Funding Researchers' Moonshot Projects

11 / 16  12:00 AM

ChicagoInno talks to BIG about our experiment in early-stage science funding

BIG Fall Funding

11 / 16   5:00 PM

This fall, BIG will be offering three exciting funding opportunities!

BIG is a 50 on Fire Finalist!

Vote for the BIG Ideas Generator!

Voting for the 2015 People's Choice Award is now live  - click here and find us on page 10 under "Entrepreneurship"! As a Top 100 Finalist, BIG is in the running and eligible to receive this award, which is determined by popular vote. Voting ends on Friday, October 9th.

BIG Winners Announced: Winter 2015

The Big Ideas Generator (BIG) announces a new cohort of Seed and Vision winners!

BIG and Arete make front page news

BIG and Arete have made the front page at UChicago News!