Learn about the Challenges.

Location, Location, Location!

Each location is supported by one of our Cube Partners, which help define the specific challenge that the participants need to work on. The Participants will be assigned to one of the Cubes, where their strengths work best. Check out the locations for 2018 below!

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Sihlpost, Zürich

Right at the entrance to Zürich Main Station, this location offers countless opportunities to interact with potential customers at their doorstep. Europaallee is an up coming area in Zürich.
Supported by Huawei

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Polyterasse, Zürich

Overlooking Zürich’s beautiful rooftops, the Polyterrasse is one of the most beautiful cube locations and is right by ETH Zürich.
Supported by ETH Zürich and Gebert-Rüf Foundation

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MIT Campus, Boston

MIT is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and InCube goes global for the first time with a cube on the campus in Cambridge, Boston.
Supported by Stryker

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Crans-Montana

Crans Montana, in the canton of Valais, will no doubt be the location for the cube with the most stunning morning view.
Supported by Association des Communes de Crans-Montana
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Grosse Schanze, Bern

This year, there is a cube in Switzerland’s capital! Bern is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and is the meeting place of the Swiss Federal Council and Swiss Parliament.
Supported by BKW Group

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MIT Campus, Boston

MIT is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and InCube goes global for the first time with a cube on the campus in Cambridge, Boston.
Supported by Stryker

What happens when?

OutCube

September 14, 2018

The weekend before InCube all participants are attending the Pre-event called OutCube. Here they learn valuable things for their time in the Cubes and get background information for the Challenges.

InCube Launch

September 20, 2018

The event is launched on Thursday night. The challenges get explained and all key players of the event introduced. Tthe participants learn where they will spend InCube and on what challenge they will be working on. At the end of the night, the Cubees leave to their Cubes.

Friday

September 21, 2018

On Friday the teams need to face the public for the first time in order to narrow down the problem and define a customer. They will move to ideating for a solution and finally constructing a prototype to test on Saturday

Saturday

September 22, 2018

Saturday starts off by having the teams test their prototypes with the available public again. Based on this they will repeat the process again. The will reiterate on the problem statement and come up with different prototypes.

Sunday

September 23, 2018

By Sunday the teams have been inside the cube for 72h. Eat, sleep and work at the same place. On Sunday they’ll reevaluate on their previous prototypes and include now the business side as well. They develop a business model for their chosen product and bring it to the next level.

InCube Final

September 24, 2018

On Monday the teams need to finalise their presentation and rehearse to they are ready for the final event in the evening at 18.00 when all teams come together in Zürich. The final is public and free tickets will be released soon! Alternatively it can be watched via livestream on facebook.

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