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UF EcoInnovation Challenge 2012

We are pleased to announce that 16 teams (with 40 students) participated in the 2012 UF EcoInnovation Challenge!

Congratulations to the six finalists who competed on Friday, April 6th (Campus Earth Day) in front of our panel of distinguished judges including Professor Bill Rossi, Matt Hintze of TutoringZone, and Chad Paris of Paris Leaf.

Videos of each of the 6 teams’ five minute pitches are linked below as well as a short video of the judges’ feedback for all six teams:


You can also watch a short video of the judges’ feedback for all six teams.

You can always read the original call for submissions for the 2012 UF Innovation Challenge, archived at

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Much credit and many thanks to the Greening Gator Footprints Project EcoInnovation Challenge Team spent seven months planning, creating, developing, promoting and carrying out all aspects of the 2012 Challenge–their bright ideas, enthusiasm, organizational skills, and hours of hard work are to credit for the success of the first ever UF EcoInnovation Challenge: