The Grainger Foundation Archive

  • Announcing the 2022 Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Winners

    Announcing the 2022 Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Winners

    The second annual Grainger Computing Innovation Prize was awarded to a team of Illinois Tech student innovators for their invention of a cross-compatible, simple-to-use stablecoin payment solution to solve the financial access gap for millions of Mexico’s unbanked. The winning team, named StarPay, was announced as the $15,000 first prize winner in a finals event judged live by a panel of Chicago’s technology experts.

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  • Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Finals and Reception Tomorrow

    Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Finals and Reception Tomorrow

    On Wednesday, November 9, the College of Computing will showcase the best of Illinois Tech in the finals of the second annual Grainger Computing Innovation Prize. The finalist teams of undergraduate and graduate students will present their projects to a jury of Chicago’s tech leaders. Come support the finalists and share in the excitement as we crown our Grainger Computing Innovation Prize champion!

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  • Grainger Computing Innovation Prize—Information Session and Registration

    Grainger Computing Innovation Prize—Information Session and Registration

    Sign up to attend an information session for the Grainger Computing Innovation Prize (advance registration required)!

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  • The Grainger Foundation Sponsors New Computing Competition

    The Grainger Foundation Sponsors New Computing Competition

    The College of Computing will host the inaugural Grainger Computing Innovation Prize, which calls on Illinois Tech students to develop creative technology solutions to some of the most challenging problems facing the world today: health disparities, climate change, and the need for sustainable, smart infrastructure to win a share of $30,000 in prizes.

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