KNOWCO by collabwith is an online community helping businesses connect with experts to solve innovation challenges and create consortiums. We do this through a custom-built environment where academics, start-ups and businesses collaborate to innovate and accelerate. Together we break down the barrier between academics and the business world. Innovation has never been so accessible.
The Versatile PhD is one of the world's leading career technology and learning platforms that specifically empowers graduate students, PhDs and post-doctoral scholars to envision, prepare for and excel in professional careers. Established in 2011, VPhD currently serves many of the top research universities in North America and over 110,000 registered users by providing high quality development content, job analytics, on-demand courses, live events and readiness tools across the humanities, social science and STEM disciplines.VPhD also manages VGradLab, a career lab focused on Master’s students worldwide.
We were able to work with HeroX to draft challenge guidelines, promote the challenge to a targeted audience of interested parties, and ultimately draw a crowd of innovators from across the globe to submit proposals to address our challenge. We were quite satisfied with the number and diversity of both individuals and proposals that the challenge drew.