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UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation

Learn how to develop next-generation connected devices and robotics solutions that address real-world problems.

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The UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation Program

The M.S. in Technology Innovation prepares you to develop connected devices and robotics solutions that address real-world problems. In this intensive 15-month program based at the Steve Ballmer Building in Bellevue, Washington, students learn how to take an innovative idea from concept to development and launch.

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Recent Highlights

👉Nearly $20,000 in cash and prizes are available in this year's GIX Innovation Competition! 58 teams from 14 countries are competing to create a technologically inventive solution that addresses global farming challenges. 🌽🚜

Registered and ready to submit your project? Check your email or the link in our bio for details (Application portal open between today and March 8.) Finalists will be announced here on March 22. 

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👉Nearly $20,000 in cash and prizes are available in this year's GIX Innovation Competition! 58 teams from 14 countries are competing to create a technologically inventive solution that addresses global farming challenges. 🌽🚜

Registered and ready to submit your project? Check your email or the link in our bio for details (Application portal open between today and March 8.) Finalists will be announced here on March 22. 

#mirosoftfarmbeats #farmbeats #innovationcompetition #UW #Universityofwashington #GIX #GIXInnovationcompetition #internetofthings #drones #robotics #machinelearning #computervision #agtech #uwmsti #designbuildlaunch
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⏳ Last chance to register for the GIX Innovation Competition 2021! In partnership with @Microsoft #Farmbeats, we are inviting teams to create an original, technologically inventive project in areas such as the internet of things, intelligent hardware, low-cost sensors, drones, robotics, computer vision and machine learning algorithms, and cloud computing to help address farming challenges. More than $7,000 worth of prizes are available! Register by February 15 at the link in our bio. ⁠
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#UW #Universityofwashington #GIX #GIXInnovationcompetition #internetofthings #drones #robotics #machinelearning #computervision #agtech #uwmsti

⏳ Last chance to register for the GIX Innovation Competition 2021! In partnership with @Microsoft #Farmbeats, we are inviting teams to create an original, technologically inventive project in areas such as the internet of things, intelligent hardware, low-cost sensors, drones, robotics, computer vision and machine learning algorithms, and cloud computing to help address farming challenges. More than $7,000 worth of prizes are available! Register by February 15 at the link in our bio. ⁠

#UW #Universityofwashington #GIX #GIXInnovationcompetition #internetofthings #drones #robotics #machinelearning #computervision #agtech #uwmsti
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👉Your challenge: Create an innovative solution that will increase farm productivity, reduce costs, protect crops, or address other farming challenges in a specific context. Sponsored by Microsoft FarmBeats, the GIX Innovation Competition 2021 invites submissions for teams to create an original, technologically inventive project in areas such as the internet of things, intelligent hardware, low-cost sensors, drones, robotics, computer vision and machine learning algorithms, and cloud computing. Join us for the final info session on February 3 at 6:00 p.m. and learn how to compete for more than $7,000  in Azure credits and cash prizes. Link in our bio. 

Photo: Students from the @uofwa #MSTI created an AI-based monitoring system that listened to the sound of chicken clucks to provide farmers information about the state of their flock, including health, stress, and signs of danger. 

#microsoft #farmbeats #microsoftfarmbeats #internetofthings #computervision #machinelearning #agtech #agriculture #smartdevices #Azure #microsoftAzure #technologyforgood

👉Your challenge: Create an innovative solution that will increase farm productivity, reduce costs, protect crops, or address other farming challenges in a specific context. Sponsored by Microsoft FarmBeats, the GIX Innovation Competition 2021 invites submissions for teams to create an original, technologically inventive project in areas such as the internet of things, intelligent hardware, low-cost sensors, drones, robotics, computer vision and machine learning algorithms, and cloud computing. Join us for the final info session on February 3 at 6:00 p.m. and learn how to compete for more than $7,000 in Azure credits and cash prizes. Link in our bio.

Photo: Students from the @uofwa #MSTI created an AI-based monitoring system that listened to the sound of chicken clucks to provide farmers information about the state of their flock, including health, stress, and signs of danger.

#microsoft #farmbeats #microsoftfarmbeats #internetofthings #computervision #machinelearning #agtech #agriculture #smartdevices #Azure #microsoftAzure #technologyforgood
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🎉 New Year, New Us! On Saturday, January 16, this account will change its name to better reflect the great work done by students in the @UofWa MS in Technology Innovation program! Expect to see even more great posts bringing you an inside look and highlighting students, their projects, partnership with consortium companies, and more. Happy New Year!

🎉 New Year, New Us! On Saturday, January 16, this account will change its name to better reflect the great work done by students in the @UofWa MS in Technology Innovation program! Expect to see even more great posts bringing you an inside look and highlighting students, their projects, partnership with consortium companies, and more. Happy New Year! ...

Collaboration Across Boundaries

A New Model

Bringing together leading universities and organizations from all over the world, our interdisciplinary, project-based model teaches students how to take an innovative idea all the way from a workable prototype to a market-ready product.

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Built for Innovation

Designed specifically for the GIX program, the GIX Steve Ballmer building offers a hands-on learning environment featuring electronic prototyping labs, design studios, AR/VR technology, and more.

About the GIX Facilities

Real World Challenges

GIX learners have opportunities to collaborate with leading industry and nonprofit organizations on key projects to develop high-tech solutions to local and global challenges.

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The great part about GIX is they encourage you to take risks; you have all the facilities and resources you need. Fundamentally, the University of Washington is a collaborative space, and we’re all working toward the same goal.

— Will Buchanan, MSTI graduate

What's Happening at GIX

Stay current on key dates and events and read about the real-world impact of our learners.

Important Dates

  • April 15, 2021

    Applications accepted on first-come, first-served basis with priority before April 15th

News & Events

December 30, 2020

University of Washington and Tsinghua University Renew GIX…

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Tsinghua University and the University of Washington recently renewed the GIX Dual Degree the two universities launched five years ago as part of their Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) partnership. Tsinghua President Qiu Yong and UW President Ana Mari Cauce virtually signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) through an online ceremony. The signing ceremony was hosted ( … )

December 21, 2020

UW MSTI Cohort 3 Reveals Final Launch Projects

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As part of the MSTI curriculum, students work closely with GIX Consortium members and other faculty members to create an integrated, problem-to-prototype Launch Project in small teams. This year, ten teams worked on projects leveraging emerging technologies in areas including global population health, wildland firefighting, and memory therapy. Team AMS Team: Yingru Feng, Cody Gagnon, ( … )

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