Ideas for sustainable communities sparking in Portland, OR

NCIIA's IdeaLab is in Portland, OR, this week. Some 45 entrepreneurial students have gathered to generate sustainable business ideas and compete for seed money at the workshop, being held at Portland State University.

Teams of students will compete to come up with the best idea for a sustainable product or innovation at IdeaLab. The prize? Seed money to bring the ideas to the marketplace.

NCIIA IdeaLab offers a transformational entrepreneurial experience to undergraduate and graduate students while creating solutions and capitalizing on opportunities to address far-reaching societal challenges. Students will learn how to develop and commercialize products and innovations that promote and support productive and environmentally sustainable communities.