Sojourn Philly Restaurant Group, the sum of Jet Wine Bar, Rex 1516 and Café Ynez, in conjunction with NextFab and the University City Science Center, is pleased to announce their inaugural Adult Science Fair on Sunday, October 22nd from 2-5 pm at the PHS Pop Up Garden at UCitySquare. Budding innovators are encouraged to apply now!
The competition is limited to 20 entries, which will be selected on a rolling basis until all the spaces are filled, or until October 15th. Application materials should include:
- Abstract – short form for social media (140 characters) and long format for selection (450 words)
- 75-word bios of key people
- 1-minute video explanation
- Signed waiver allowing use of application materials of selected participants for event promotion.
The Adult Science Fair is a juried, one-day competition of innovative concepts pertinent to the theme “Urban Sustainability”, with sound scientific or technical basis, positive social-impact, and viability. Suitable themes include, but are not limited to:
- Urban farming (hydro-, aero-, aqua-ponics)
- Urban gardening
- Renewable energy
- Urban planning
- Urban manufacturing
- Urban distribution
“We are delighted to partner with our friends at NextFab and the Science Center to host this exciting one-of-a-kind event,” said Jill Weber, Owner of Sojourn Philly. “Engaging with the Philadelphia community is a huge part of our mission at Sojourn. We look forward to connecting with local innovators and seeing their ideas!”
The Fair is open to both teams and individuals who have concepts or projects in various stages of development (already-commercialized concepts are not eligible). Students, hobbyists, researchers, early-stage entrepreneurs, gamers and otherwise-interested adults are all welcome. Concepts may involve all types of media, including software, hardware, and art, and may apply to objects, services, public policy, and more.
Abstracts, bios, waivers (in a single PDF) and video pitches should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The competition will culminate on October 22nd with a single day of public display, presentations, and judging, to take place at the PHS Pop Up Garden at UCitySquare, at 36th and Filbert Streets.
For more information about The Adult Science Fair, visit the Sojourn Philly website here.
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