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We believe a diverse community of innovators — one that invites ideas from every angle — creates a robust ecosystem that propels everyone forward. That’s why we hope you’ll join us for the 2023 President’s Innovation Challenge Awards Ceremony on May 3 — our annual celebration of innovation, community, and entrepreneurship at Harvard.

We’ll hear live pitches from 25 finalist teams and reveal which of the freshest and most forward-thinking ventures will receive a share of $515,000 in funding, courtesy of the Bertarelli Foundation. Finalists have been selected from a diverse group of 158 PIC semi-finalist teams with representation from each of Harvard’s 13 schools and over 30 countries around the world.

Get excited for this year's event by taking a look back at last year's highlights.


In-person: Join us in person at Klarman Hall in Allston, then stick around after the show for an after-party on the lawn. Enjoy complimentary food, drinks, and a chance to meet and mingle with the finalists and our broader innovation community.

Online: Can't make it to campus? Join us online from anywhere in the world for an immersive digital experience. Register for a virtual ticket to receive the streaming link via email.

Whether you’re joining us in-person or online, registration is required to attend.

If you have accessibility needs and we can offer accommodations to improve your experience either in-person or online, please email us at


Klarman Hall is a 15-20 minute walk from Harvard Square. You can also use the Harvard shuttle.

The first 250 cars will get free parking in the Soldiers Field Park Garage Address: 111 Western Avenue.

Alternatively, the University offers daily parking for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and guests in the Business School (HBS) lot on Western Avenue in Allston. The HBS lot is available 24/7 and accepts both cash and credit card payments.

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Please note: By registering, you agree to receive emails about this event and future communications from the Harvard Innovation Labs.