16 12, 2021

VTech Biomedical innovations take center stage during ‘Shark Tank’-style pitch competition 

By |2021-12-16T10:26:23+00:00December 16th, 2021|Competition, Virginia|0 Comments

Virginia Tech students pitched commercialization ideas for biomedical innovations to a "Shark Tank"-style panel of judges during the annual Health Sciences and Technology (HS&T) Hokie Pitch at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke on Wednesday. The competition involved students from the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) graduate program, who selected intellectual property (IP), worked with [...]

10 11, 2021

NUtech Ventures announces 2021 Innovator Awards

By |2021-11-10T10:06:29+00:00November 10th, 2021|Competition, Nebraska|0 Comments

NUtech Ventures hosted its Innovator Celebration on Nov. 1. Held as part of Nebraska Research Days, the annual event featured this year’s Innovator Awards. The awards recognize university personnel and companies who are developing and commercializing cutting-edge research. Brad Roth, NUtech executive director, opened the awards ceremony, followed by comments from Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green. Green acknowledged the importance [...]

29 04, 2021

We have Liftoff! UCalgary students pitch inspiring venture concepts 

By |2021-04-29T11:00:29+00:00April 29th, 2021|Canada, Competition, Student Funds|0 Comments

Calgary students put their entrepreneurial ideas into action and imagined a different future. For farmers: a tool to monitor seed quality before harvest. For young women: an educational skin-care product. For vulnerable populations: EcoDome housing. Innovative new products and services like these, and more, occupied centre stage when the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, in partnership [...]

29 04, 2021

CSU Demo Day goes virtual for 2021 on custom presentation platform

By |2021-04-29T09:08:25+00:00April 29th, 2021|Colorado, Competition|0 Comments

CSU Ventures, the technology transfer office for Colorado State University, is hosting its annual innovation symposium, CSU Demo Day, as a virtual event on April 27-29. All eight colleges at CSU are represented in this year’s event, with submissions highlighting the incredible innovative work that has flourished at all levels despite the challenges posed by [...]

22 04, 2021

Innovate@BU hosts 21st New Venture Competition for social impacts

By |2021-04-22T09:46:11+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Competition, State or Government|0 Comments

Innovate@BU will host the third and final round its largest annual New Venture Competition Friday. The competition will feature 12 finalists representing nine different schools and colleges within Boston University. Boston University’s BUild Lab. Innovate@BU will host the third round of its New Venture Competition Friday, awarding prizes to finalists who develop innovative solutions to critical social issues. [...]

7 04, 2021

Tech Tournament to showcase Penn State’s most disruptive innovations | Penn State University

By |2021-04-07T10:07:02+00:00April 7th, 2021|Competition, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

Eight of Penn State’s most disruptive and promising early-stage technologies will compete for $150,000 in the Invent Penn State Tech Tournament, a signature event of the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference, at 2:45 p.m. on April 15. The companies and technologies showcased include therapeutics for COVID-19, printable concrete, and a lab-on-a-chip drug-screening platform. Registration for the [...]

6 04, 2021

Fourteen ventures selected as finalists for second annual MSU $50K Venture Competition

By |2021-04-06T11:08:25+00:00April 6th, 2021|Competition, Montana|0 Comments

Fourteen entrepreneurial ventures have been selected as finalists for Montana State University’s second annual $50K Venture Competition, which will take place virtually on April 7–8. During the competition, which is hosted by MSU’s Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship and its Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars, the 14 ventures will compete for a share of $50,000 in prize money. [...]

4 06, 2020

Seven ventures earn prizes at inaugural MSU $50K Venture Competition

By |2020-06-04T10:42:08+00:00June 4th, 2020|Competition, Michigan, Student Funds|0 Comments

Seven entrepreneurial ventures took home a share of more than $50,000 in prize money after participating in Montana State University’s inaugural $50K Venture Competition, which was held virtually last week in front of more than 150 people who watched online. The event featured seven finalists in the traditional venture category as well as seven finalists in the [...]

14 05, 2020

Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition goes virtual 

By |2020-05-14T09:49:37+00:00May 14th, 2020|Alabama, Competition|0 Comments

COVID-19 and its associated shutdowns have not stopped Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition from going forward. This year’s annual pitch competition will be held virtually through Zoom, the online meeting platform. On Wednesday, May 13, some of Auburn University’s top entrepreneurial faculty will put forward ideas for research projects with the potential to affect the economy of the state [...]

19 03, 2020

Finalists Announced for the University of Chicago’s College New Venture Challenge Finals 

By |2020-03-19T08:49:15+00:00March 19th, 2020|Competition, Illinois|0 Comments

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has officially announced the seven teams moving on to finals of the 2020 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). The CNVC is the College track of the university’s nationally recognized business launch program, the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC). This year’s cohort included a [...]