EYP 2017 MassChallenge Scholarship
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