How does it work?

  • Users submit their solutions, ideas, problems...
  • Our community discusses and votes on solutions, ideas, problems, etc.
  • The best ideas bubble up to the top.

Welcome to UTMB's IDEAxCHANGE

this site will open May 1, 2014.

Any UTMB employee can register, login, share their ideas, and vote for ideas they like!

To make it easier to share ideas, the IDEAxCHANGE forum has 5 sections:

CHALLENGES – several significant problems related to UTMB’s “Institutional Goals” and articulated by UTMB leadership are posted here. Share and discuss creative solutions these major challenges. If you have identified additional significant challenges related to UTMB’s mission and institutional goals, please post them here.

IDEAS – share your ideas to improve patient care, research, education, etc. PROBLEMS – progress is made when you identify problems that no one has noticed before. Post the problems that you have uncovered here. Your colleagues will post ideas to solve these problems.

COMMENTS – feel free to share any other thoughts related to UTMB and its mission “to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world.”

TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE CHALLEGES – several significant challenges related to Translation Science research are posted here. Share and discuss creative solutions to these challenges. If you have identified additional significant challenges related to our Translational Science research efforts, please post them here.

Posted solutions, challenges, ideas, and problems with the greatest number of votes will enter the Collaborative Innovation class. In this class, teams will review the challenges and problems, and select the ones they will tackle. On August 14, 2014, the teams will present their breakthrough solutions to UTMB and UT leadership in the Challenge Tank.

More information is available at UTMB's Innovation Challenge 2014.

Questions about IDEAxCHANGE? Visit the FAQ site or contact Stan Watowich (watowich@xray.utmb.edu).

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