November 5-7, 2021 | Design Innovation Hub at Kent State Please register via SkyHack is a weekend-long aviation focused design challenge. This event will enable you to explore issues in the aviation industry such as unmanned aerial vehicles, pathogens on planes, toy design, automation, and aerospace challenges. Work together with students from multiple universities as you ‘hack’ and plan your way to various challenge stream prizes. This is a free event with food, refreshments and prizes, fo students from any U.S. university.


Registration will begin Friday, November 5 at 4pm. Projects will be due Sunday, November 7 at 9pm. A full schedule can be viewed here.

SkyHack is presented by the Design Innovation, the College of Aeronautics and Engineering and LaunchNET at Kent State University.

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$7,000 in prizes

Improving the Air Travel Experience (2)

Play with a Purpose

Aerospace Redefined

Optimization at Any Altitude/Innovations in Automation

Marty Erbaugh (I3) Lab Launch Award (2)

Teams that showcase market potential, a unique product offering, and/or specific understanding of their target audience and business model. 

$1,000 award guarantees the team access to the Marty Erbaugh (I3) Lab Spring 2022 or Fall 2022 accelerator cohort (pending student schedules).

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


J.R. Campbell

J.R. Campbell
Executive Director / Design Innovation Initiative

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