EYP 2017 MassChallenge Scholarship

by Jeff Schantz

June 21, 2016

The 2017 Accelerator Program is about to kick off! EYP is a passionate innovation culture, so we feel a special connection to MassChallenge, whose mission is to catalyze a startup renaissance. Inspired by their entrepreneurial drive, the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation will identify and support start-ups that inspire creativity and problem-solving through design.

Funding will be awarded to the start-up or start-ups that focus on solutions to challenges that impact architecture, engineering, product design, and urban design. Successful applicants will demonstrate unique approaches to design, technology, and the arts as a means to improve the quality of human experience in the built environment. Special consideration will be given to those projects that share our firm’s commitment to having a positive impact in the following areas:

  • Improving building occupant health and wellbeing through high-performance design
  • Supporting local education in the arts, engineering, architecture and design
  • Resilience planning and sustainability
  • Increasing community engagement and social awareness through designPreserving natural resources
Jeff Schantz

Jeff Schantz, AIA

Science & Technology Sector Leader