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Rekhi Innovation Challenge

A HUGE congratulations goes out to the Baja Enterprise Team who took first place in the Rekhi Innovation Challenge, as well as the Supermileage Team who came in a close second. Both teams will receive a matching gift.

Additional Prizes:
1st Place in the Unique Donor Category goes to Supermileage Enterprise Team. You will receive an extra $100 in your account.
1st Place for the most Unique Visitors goes to the Velovations Enterprise Team. You will receive an extra $100 in your account.
1st Place in the Marketing Plan Competition goes to the Velovations Team. You will receive an extra $100 in your account.
1st Place for the most Social Media engagement goes to the Supermileage Enterprise Team. You will receive an extra $100 in your account.

Thank you all for your participation and making the Rekhi Innovation Challenge a success!


The Rekhi Innovation Challenge is a crowdfunding competition to help promote and support student innovation and entrepreneurship through the use of Superior Ideas. The team who raises the most money for their project will receive a monetary match. The Rekhi Innovation Challenge is currently for Michigan Tech teams only.

Finding a Babysitter When You Need...

Snow Day App is a mobile application that allows its users who are in need of a babysitter to find someone to look after their children or would like to be a babysitter to find work on short notice. For babysitters, it will allow individuals who are of age to spend their snow day making money rather...

$10 (funded)
$1,500 (goal)
Supermileage Systems Enterprise...

To compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon our team has a 300 Watt motor that we are going to control by way of a brushless DC motor controller. This project is unlike anything this team has previously accomplished and upon success of the project this team will receive high placement at the 2016 Shell...

$5,166 (funded)
$7,500 (goal)
MTU Blizzard Baja SAE 2016

The Blizzard Baja SAE Enterprise is comprised of about 50 undergraduate engineering majors from multiple disciplines, as well as several graduate engineering students and undergraduate business majors. The objective of the Blizzard Baja SAE Enterprise Program is to design and manufacture a single...

$9,670 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Development of a Four Wheel...

The Michigan Tech Formula team is seeking a top ten place finish in SAE competitions, something that has not been achieved since 1999. Four wheel steering is a possible system allowed by competition rules. This technology is new to the team, and further development will help the car achieve faster...

$755 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Innovative Global Solutions...

Something as simple as the flu is easily treatable, but in developing countries such as Ghana this illness could be life-threatening. This is due to the lack of proper medical resources such as ventilators. With your help, our goal is to provide a low cost ventilator option for these situations...

$20 (funded)
$2,500 (goal)
Transportable Water Purification...

This water purification system will be designed with two main focuses. The first focus is the water purification system’s ability to produce enough water for a large group during extended stay trips in backcountry areas where there is no clean water. The second focus of this system is its use in...

$1,240 (funded)
$1,230 (goal)
Ferro Pedal: Bluetooth Switchable...

A pedal that behaves like a clip-less pedal, and can then be switched to a platform pedal on-the-fly, could prove to be a game-changing tool to mountain bikers across a range of disciplines. Our method of accomplishing this is with a Bluetooth switchable magnetic bicycle pedal.

$1,040 (funded)
$4,500 (goal)

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