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Technovation Waterloo, Cheriton School of CS and WiCS logos

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To learn more about the Global Technovation Challenge, please visit

To learn more about Technovation Waterloo, please visit the program information page.


Registration for the next Technovation Waterloo session will be opening soon.

Waterloo Workshops

  • Ideation Workshop — Sunday, January 14, 2018
    This workshop introduces the Technovation Challenge and the MIT App Inventor — enough to give a sense of what coding is like. In the afternoon, an ideation workshop is held to help participants explore their ideas for what their app might be about.
  • MIT App Inventor Workshop — Sunday, February 11, 2018
    In the morning and early afternoon, the workshop will cover several features of the MIT App Inventor. In the mid afternoon, a session on paper prototyping will be held for fast thinking about app design. Also, there will be some one-on-one mentoring of teams and their early thinking about the problem they are working on.
  • UX Workshop — Sunday, March 4, 2018

    In the morning, the senior division teams will have a session on business planning. In the afternoon, all teams will have sessions on planning their pitch videos, user testing of paper prototypes, and some advice on creating nice user interfaces in the MIT App Inventor.

    The UX Workshop is sponsored by SAP.

  • Pitch Workshop — Sunday, April 8, 2018
    The Pitch Workshop is sponsored by Shopify. 

  • Waterloo Regional Pitch Event — Saturday, May 12, 2018
    The Waterloo Regional Pitch Event is sponsored by Google. 

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Technovation deadlines

  • App Submission Deadline — April 25, 2018
  • World Pitch Summit — July 30 to August 3, 2018