Events & Webinars

Stay up-to-date on HeroX’s upcoming events and new challenges.

Upcoming Events
Meet the Winners: NIOSH Counterfeit N95 Challenge webinar

The COVID-19 global pandemic has unleashed an overwhelming flood of counterfeit respirators into the marketplace, especially N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs). The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), works tirelessly to identify these counterfeits, and NIOSH turned to the crowd for assistance with developing improved tools to combat this problem. 


Join HeroX, NIOSH & the selected winners as they discuss their solutions and participation experience. Reserve your seat here, today!

Past Events
Meet the Winners: MarsXR 2 Challenge! webinar

Join us on Thursday, October 26th at 1pm PT/4pm ET as both the HeroX & NASA teams sit down with the winners of the MarsXR 2 Challenge! For this particular challenge, NASA sourced our crowd of innovators to build Virtual Reality (XR) assets and scenarios for them to use in extravehicular activity research for the surface of Mars. Tune in to the live conversation to learn all about the winning submissions!

Didn't make the live convo? Not to worry, listen back here.


Maximize Your Submissions with Leo Chan's Ideation Techniques: Learn, Ideate, and Win! webinar

Are you looking to enhance your ideation skills and discover a proven ideation technique to generate fresh and innovative ideas? Join our upcoming webinar on ideation techniques, designed to help you create challenge submissions that could earn you a prize!

During this 30-minute webinar, Abound Innovation Inc. founder, Leo Chan, will teach you a powerful ideation technique, widely used by leading companies and startups to generate impactful and creative ideas. Leo will guide you through a step-by-step process to unlock your creativity and generate  . in a short amount of time.

By attending this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Use creative cues to stimulate the generation of a large quantity of ideas
  • Refine and prioritize your ideas for maximum impact

This webinar is designed for anyone who participates in crowdsourcing challenges or wants to improve their ideation skills. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to crowdsourcing, this webinar will equip you with the tools you need to generate great ideas and distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd.


Weren't able to attend? No problem! View the recording on our blog.

Innovation Heroes: From Prize Challenge to Funded webinar

On Innovation Heroes Ep. 6 join Adam Olsen and Fred Briggs as they explore his strategic approach to leveraging prize challenges & equity crowdsourcing to drive innovation and growth in the industrial robotics industry. Ultimately, his solutions will significantly reduce environmental impact, costs, and safety risks. An innovative conversation you won't want to miss!


Didn't catch the live chat? No too worry, catch up here.

Innovation Heroes: Discovering Innovation Where You Least Expect It webinar

Innovation Heroes with Adam Olsen, Episode 5 is here! On this installment Adam is connecting with Nichola Bates, Head of Global Accelerators and Innovation Programs at Boeing and Managing Partner at Aerospace Xcelerated. Listen in as Adam and Nicola explore her strategic approach to discovering and partnering with innovative companies and individuals. 

Missed the convo? No worries, we got you covered here.

Innovation Heroes: Energy Innovation Under The Most Challenging Circumstances webinar

Innovation Heroes Episode 4 is ready to launch. Adam Olsen sits down with Emanuele Volpe, Chief Innovation Officer at DTEK. They'll dig into the world of open innovation within a corporate environment, and how the war in Ukraine has accelerated innovation via advancing technologies, such as decentralized power generation. Be sure to tune in!

Missed our live broadcast? Listen back to the recording and get all the episode details here.