Student teams have a variety of resources to help them craft their challenge ideas:
Michael Clay Carey, our Kickoff speaker, has provided a set of readings on the this year's challenge: These readings can help you understand the problem, and provide insight on possible solutions.
Alden Library has created a "Resource Guide for the Innovation Challenge", that points students to industry information, market analyses and other important data. 

An interesting video series on innovation:

The Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur is a tool to help innovators think through their business model, value proposition, key partners, target audience and other questions related to new business development:
The Business Venture Canvas:
Venture Model Canvas
Scripps Innovation Challenge Logo