SIIA Innovation Incubator
SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program identifies and supports entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies. The program began in 2006 and has provided mentorship for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content and related technologies.
Innovation Incubator Program finalists were selected from the applicant pool based on key selection criteria, including:
- Ability to positively impact end users of the product
- Ability to succeed in the ed tech market
- Level of originality and innovation
All Innovation Incubator finalists will present during the Business Profiles Presentations Monday afternoon, May 12, which is immediately followed by the Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception where they will be available for one-on-one product demonstrations and in-depth discussions.
Innovation Incubator Program participants are:
Capture Education - A scheduling software that reduces data entry tasks and allows real data driven decisions to be made.
Crowdmark Inc. - A document assessment web application that allows instructors, or teams of instructors to easily mark up and grade documents.
EDUonGo - A cloud-based platform that allows highly collaborative learning and educational sharing.
Mondokio International News - The next generation resource for news articles in the classroom, it allows for customization to avoid bias and allows students to consider multiple perspectives.
Mosa Mack: Science Detective - A web library of animated science materials that engages students with a mystery format for each lesson.
Nepris - A web-based platform that seamlessly connects curriculum, industry expertise, and classroom needs to engage students in STEM and expose them to real job skills and role models.
Ranku- A discovery engine for online degrees, using personalized search through LinkedIn and Facebook to help adults find reputable online degrees from accredited universities.
SchoolToolsTv.com – A state-of-the-art video website that provides teachers with daily, one-minute videos that help teach important social skills, create a healthier school climate and reduce bullying.
Smart Science Education, inc – Interactive video based online science labs for grades 4-12 that supply online science labs where lab space, cost and time challenge the use of hands on labs.