Media Kit: Open Minds 2011


Open Minds is the annual showcase of the NCIIA's best student teams and their innovations. The exhibition takes place each year during Open, NCIIA's Annual Conference, and is an opportunity for the best student innovation teams from around the country to demonstrate their products and technologies.

The Open Minds 2011 public exhibition will be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 26, 10:00 am-2:00 pm EST. 

For more information, contact:

Carrie Barnes, ELISE Communications

Jillian Ivey, ELISE Communications


About Open Minds 2011

Learn about this year's Open Minds teams Link  
Learn about the Open Minds video competition (team videos available for public viewing & voting now thru March 14) Link  
Social media release Link  
Press release PDF  
Fact sheet PDF  
About the 2011 Open Minds teams (text) PDF  
Open Minds 2011 logo (cropped) JPG  
Open Minds 2011 logo JPG  
NCIIA logo JPG  
2011 Team High Resolution Photos    
University of Colorado at Boulder: Jatropha Fuel Briquette Design as Value-added Product for Smallholder Farmers in Guatemala JPG
Anna University, Chennai, India: Continuously Variable Transmission system JPG
Arizona State University: Gel-Fuel JPG  
Arizona State University: Twig Light JPG  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Rickshaw Bank JPG
Purdue University: Lyogo JPG
Duke University: Medici Medical Technologies JPG
Rice University: infantAIR JPG
Johns Hopkins University: Antenatal Screening Kit JPG
Boston University: MobiLIFE GlucoReader JPG
Georgia Institute of Technology: Sustainable Solar Sanitation System JPG
University of Denver: Kibera Working Group's WATSAN Solution JPG
Tufts University: Relay Technology Management, Inc. JPG
Art Center College of Design: Ducha Halo JPG
Pennsylania State University: WishVast: Building trust and social capital using cellphones JPG
Temple University: Malo Traders LLC JPG

Previous NCIIA Student Exhibitions

(March Madness for the Mind)


March Madness for the Mind 2010 program book (teams)


March Madness for the Mind 2009 program book (teams) PDF  


Media coverage of Open Minds 2010